3%
Share of foundation
human rights funding

$57.3 Million out of
$1.7 Billion for all rights
467 Grants

Top Funders

  1. Ford Foundation $11.9 M
  2. Anonymous $5.7 M
  3. The Atlantic Philanthropies $5.7 M
  4. Open Society Foundations $4.7 M
  5. Marguerite Casey Foundation $2.9 M
  6. Public Interest Projects $2.9 M
  7. John S. and James L. Knight Foundation $2.4 M
  8. Carnegie Corporation of New York $2.1 M
  9. Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund $1.9 M
  10. The New York Community Trust $975.0 K
  11. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation $925.0 K
  12. King Baudouin Foundation $828.1 K
  13. The California Endowment $788.5 K
  14. Unbound Philanthropy $756.3 K
  15. The JPB Foundation $750.0 K
  16. The Sigrid Rausing Trust $630.8 K
  17. Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock $595.0 K
  18. Silicon Valley Community Foundation $545.0 K
  19. Public Welfare Foundation $450.0 K
  20. The Oak Foundation $445.0 K
  21. Tides Foundation $444.0 K
  22. Arcus Foundation $440.0 K
  23. The Barrow Cadbury Trust $425.2 K
  24. Hivos $417.6 K
  25. The James Irvine Foundation $375.0 K
  26. M = Millions

Bilateral and Multilateral Funding

3%
Share of OECD
human rights funding

$100.1 Million out of
$3.5 Billion for all rights
284 Disbursements

Top Funders

  1. United States $31.0 M
  2. European Union Institutions $18.6 M
  3. Sweden $17.4 M
  4. Canada $6.4 M
  5. United Kingdom $4.0 M
  6. Spain $3.9 M
  7. Japan $3.7 M
  8. Norway $3.1 M
  9. OPEC Fund for International Development $3.0 M
  10. Denmark $2.8 M
  11. Switzerland $1.6 M
  12. Ireland $1.4 M
  13. Italy $1.2 M
  14. Germany $864.3 K
  15. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) $374.0 K
  16. Netherlands $270.3 K
  17. Finland $263.9 K
  18. Belgium $118.2 K
  19. Iceland $39.5 K
  20. Austria $35.7 K
  21. M = Millions

Regional Focus

Asia & Pacific

$517,570 (1%)
17 Grants (4%)

Caribbean

$143,000 (0%)
6 Grants (1%)

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, & Russia

$150,076 (0%)
5 Grants (1%)

Global Programs

$4,754,175 (8%)
30 Grants (6%)

Latin America & Mexico

$1,190,711 (2%)
21 Grants (4%)

Middle East & North Africa

$504,128 (1%)
7 Grants (1%)

North America

$41,419,944 (72%)
328 Grants (70%)

Sub-Saharan Africa

$5,712,316 (10%)
10 Grants (2%)

Western Europe

$3,398,752 (6%)
52 Grants (11%)

Regional focus includes grants going directly to recipients in the region specified and to recipients located in other regions for activities focused on the region specified.

Population Focus

Population Focus includes funding explicitly targeted to benefit specific groups and only illustrates those accounting for the largest shares of grant dollars or grants. See Methodology for details on how regional focus and population focus were determined and limitations.

Sample Grants

  • Unbound Philanthropy gave to National Immigration Law Center in the USA for the United We Dream Network, a youth-led organizing project that advocates for immigration reform and expanded access to education for undocumented immigrants.
  • Trust for London gave to Migrants Resource Center in England to cover the salary expenses of a staff person who will carry out complex immigration casework and represent refugees and asylum seekers at immigration Tribunal, High Court, Court of Appeals, and the European Court of Justice.