7%
Share of foundation
human rights funding

$179.8 Million out of
$2.4 Billion for all rights
1,046 Grants

Top Funders

  1. The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation $91.6 M
  2. Ford Foundation $27.6 M
  3. The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation $11.0 M
  4. The David and Lucile Packard Foundation $9.9 M
  5. ViiV Healthcare $7.5 M
  6. Foundation for a Just Society $4.9 M
  7. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation $3.4 M
  8. American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds $2.6 M
  9. Segal Family Foundation $1.8 M
  10. Tides Foundation $1.8 M
  11. Nationale Postcode Loterij $1.6 M
  12. Cordaid $1.5 M
  13. Open Society Policy Center $1.5 M
  14. The Summit Foundation $1.4 M
  15. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation $1.4 M
  16. NoVo Foundation $1.2 M
  17. Moriah Fund $1.1 M
  18. Elton John AIDS Foundation $1.0 M
  19. Compton Foundation $966.0 K
  20. General Service Foundation $845.6 K
  21. Stop AIDS Now $804.9 K
  22. Wallace Global Fund II $775.0 K
  23. W. K. Kellogg Foundation $750.0 K
  24. Big Lottery Fund $725.3 K
  25. Foundation For The Carolinas $700.0 K
  26. M = Millions

Bilateral and Multilateral Funding

6%
Share of OECD
human rights funding

$236.5 Million out of
$3.7 Billion for all rights
1,298 Disbursements

Top Funders

  1. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) $46.9 M
  2. Sweden $42.8 M
  3. Germany $25.5 M
  4. United Kingdom $22.4 M
  5. Norway $20.5 M
  6. Netherlands $18.0 M
  7. Australia $14.7 M
  8. Switzerland $11.1 M
  9. United States $8.8 M
  10. Japan $8.5 M
  11. Finland $4.8 M
  12. European Union Institutions $3.6 M
  13. Spain $2.5 M
  14. Canada $2.2 M
  15. Belgium $1.2 M
  16. New Zealand $1.1 M
  17. France $1.0 M
  18. Italy $559.6 K
  19. Denmark $176.7 K
  20. Austria $86.5 K
  21. M = Millions

Regional Focus

Asia & Pacific

$7,344,121 (4%)
63 Grants (6%)

Caribbean

$835,814 (0%)
13 Grants (1%)

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, & Russia

$896,917 (0%)
31 Grants (3%)

Global Programs

$48,606,177 (27%)
82 Grants (8%)

Latin America & Mexico

$13,479,839 (7%)
156 Grants (15%)

Middle East & North Africa

$1,556,909 (1%)
12 Grants (1%)

North America

$89,897,866 (50%)
410 Grants (39%)

Sub-Saharan Africa

$19,087,695 (11%)
285 Grants (27%)

Western Europe

$1,158,332 (1%)
11 Grants (1%)

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.

Strategy Focus

Figures represent only grants that could be identified as supporting a specific strategy. In addition, grants may employ multiple strategies and would therefore be counted in more than one category.

Sample Grants

  • The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation gave core support to the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health in the United States for its work on abortion access and affordability, sexual and reproductive health equity, and immigrant women's health and rights.
  • The David and Lucile Packard Foundation supported Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia in Ethiopia to provide reproductive health education, promoting sexual and reproductive health for young adults.