Top Funders

  1. Open Society Foundations $262.2 M
  2. Ford Foundation $214.6 M
  3. W. K. Kellogg Foundation $85.8 M
  4. Comic Relief UK $80.4 M
  5. Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program $80.2 M
  6. National Endowment for Democracy $78.4 M
  7. The Atlantic Philanthropies $70.4 M
  8. The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation $64.5 M
  9. The Oak Foundation $53.5 M
  10. NoVo Foundation $44.9 M
  11. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation $44.1 M
  12. Tides Foundation $32.6 M
  13. American Jewish World Service $29.4 M
  14. Hivos $29.2 M
  15. Nationale Postcode Loterij $27.9 M
  16. The Sigrid Rausing Trust $27.9 M
  17. Freedom House $26.5 M
  18. The California Endowment $25.4 M
  19. Public Welfare Foundation $22.5 M
  20. NEO Philanthropy $19.2 M
  21. The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation $18.7 M
  22. UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality $17.4 M
  23. Humanity United $17.3 M
  24. Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund $13.5 M
  25. The David and Lucile Packard Foundation $12.4 M
  26. M = Millions

Bilateral and Multilateral Funding

Top Funders

  1. United States $535.3 M
  2. Sweden $431.5 M
  3. European Union Institutions $332.2 M
  4. Norway $306.8 M
  5. Canada $255.7 M
  6. United Kingdom $172.0 M
  7. Germany $169.9 M
  8. Switzerland $152.4 M
  9. Global Fund $148.5 M
  10. Denmark $147.7 M
  11. Netherlands $124.6 M
  12. Spain $120.9 M
  13. Australia $110.5 M
  14. Belgium $79.8 M
  15. Finland $62.4 M
  16. Japan $41.6 M
  17. Asian Development Bank Special Funds $38.8 M
  18. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) $38.5 M
  19. Ireland $37.7 M
  20. Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) $25.6 M
  21. United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) $16.8 M
  22. Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) $13.9 M
  23. France $12.1 M
  24. Austria $7.0 M
  25. United Nations Peacebuilding Fund (UNPBF) $6.6 M
  26. M = Millions

Regional Focus

Asia & Pacific

$141,085,005 (8%)
2,105 Grants (11%)

Caribbean

$17,250,913 (1%)
242 Grants (1%)

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, & Russia

$78,722,667 (4%)
1,533 Grants (8%)

Global Programs

$257,718,989 (14%)
1,322 Grants (7%)

Latin America & Mexico

$132,421,692 (7%)
1,892 Grants (10%)

Middle East & North Africa

$55,871,567 (3%)
834 Grants (4%)

North America

$821,286,477 (45%)
7,580 Grants (40%)

Sub-Saharan Africa

$237,240,643 (13%)
2,648 Grants (14%)

Western Europe

$110,292,934 (6%)
1,153 Grants (6%)

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.