Top Funders

  1. Open Society Foundations $261.6 M
  2. Ford Foundation $171.1 M
  3. National Endowment for Democracy $105.7 M
  4. Anonymous $93.7 M
  5. W. K. Kellogg Foundation $59.2 M
  6. The Oak Foundation $40.0 M
  7. The Atlantic Philanthropies $39.0 M
  8. Arcus Foundation $36.6 M
  9. Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program $32.9 M
  10. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation $31.4 M
  11. The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation $28.5 M
  12. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation $26.7 M
  13. Hivos $25.9 M
  14. The Sigrid Rausing Trust $23.1 M
  15. Tides Foundation $22.4 M
  16. Freedom House $22.4 M
  17. American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds $22.2 M
  18. The California Endowment $20.7 M
  19. Public Welfare Foundation $18.6 M
  20. Humanity United $17.5 M
  21. NoVo Foundation $16.7 M
  22. Public Interest Projects $15.4 M
  23. Nationale Postcode Loterij $14.2 M
  24. Google.org $14.1 M
  25. The Rockefeller Foundation $13.8 M
  26. M = Millions

Bilateral and Multilateral Funding

Top Funders

  1. United States $501.5 M
  2. European Union Institutions $428.4 M
  3. Sweden $356.0 M
  4. Norway $316.7 M
  5. Spain $284.0 M
  6. Canada $270.7 M
  7. Denmark $153.3 M
  8. Switzerland $149.3 M
  9. Ireland $139.7 M
  10. Global Fund $133.8 M
  11. Netherlands $129.1 M
  12. United Kingdom $116.7 M
  13. Germany $114.5 M
  14. Australia $55.2 M
  15. Finland $53.1 M
  16. Asian Development Bank Special Funds $38.7 M
  17. Belgium $37.3 M
  18. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) $34.9 M
  19. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) $34.1 M
  20. Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) $28.1 M
  21. International Development Association $27.4 M
  22. United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) $19.5 M
  23. Japan $17.9 M
  24. Italy $16.9 M
  25. France $9.3 M
  26. M = Millions

Regional Focus

Asia & Pacific

$141,536,216 (8%)
1,982 Grants (12%)

Caribbean

$8,652,120 (1%)
171 Grants (1%)

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, & Russia

$108,774,032 (6%)
1,741 Grants (10%)

Global Programs

$229,086,026 (13%)
1,206 Grants (7%)

Latin America & Mexico

$119,721,309 (7%)
1,917 Grants (11%)

Middle East & North Africa

$77,892,047 (5%)
815 Grants (5%)

North America

$745,757,779 (44%)
6,358 Grants (37%)

Sub-Saharan Africa

$226,807,171 (13%)
2,399 Grants (14%)

Western Europe

$104,619,465 (6%)
902 Grants (5%)

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.

Issue Focus

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.