People with Disabilities

3%
Share of foundation
human rights funding

$84.1 Million out of
$2.7 Billion for all rights

Of this 3%
33% Equality Rights and Freedom from Discrimination
24% Health and Well-being Rights
13% Social and Cultural Rights
8% Economic and Labor Rights
7% Freedom from Violence
4% Access to Justice/Equality Before the Law
4% Civic and Political Participation
3% Human Rights, General
1% Expression and Information Rights
1% Environmental and Resource Rights
1% Sexual and Reproductive Rights
<1% Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding
<1% Migration and Displacement

Top Funders

  1. EEA and Norway Grants $14.65 M
  2. Fundación ONCE $12.61 M
  3. Comic Relief $9.52 M
  4. Nationale Postcode Loterij $4.25 M
  5. Open Society Foundations $3.52 M
  6. The Atlantic Philanthropies $3.00 M
  7. Abilis Foundation $2.72 M
  8. NoVo Foundation $2.60 M
  9. Esmée Fairbairn Foundation $2.41 M
  10. The Oak Foundation $2.39 M
  11. American Jewish World Service $2.35 M
  12. Open Society Institute Budapest Foundation $2.02 M
  13. Disability Rights Fund $1.45 M
  14. Ford Foundation $1.35 M
  15. The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation $1.25 M
  16. Trust for London $1.18 M
  17. The City Bridge Trust $1.14 M
  18. The California Endowment $1.08 M
  19. GE Foundation $0.89 M
  20. Bodossaki Foundation $0.84 M
  21. King Baudouin Foundation $0.77 M
  22. Sabanci Foundation $0.71 M
  23. Foundation Open Society Institute - Switzerland $0.67 M
  24. Nuffield Foundation $0.62 M
  25. The F. B. Heron Foundation $0.60 M
  26. M = Millions

Bilateral and Multilateral Funding

2%
Share of OECD
human rights funding

$93.7 Million out of
$3.8 Billion for all rights

Top Funders

  1. Australia $22.56 M
  2. European Union Institutions $15.67 M
  3. Finland $14.77 M
  4. Canada $8.52 M
  5. Belgium $6.67 M
  6. Norway $6.02 M
  7. Sweden $5.65 M
  8. United States $4.72 M
  9. France $2.63 M
  10. Germany $2.53 M
  11. Italy $1.30 M
  12. United Kingdom $0.98 M
  13. Spain $0.67 M
  14. Ireland $0.29 M
  15. Austria $0.17 M
  16. Iceland $0.12 M
  17. Greece $0.09 M
  18. Japan $0.09 M
  19. United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) $0.07 M
  20. Netherlands $0.07 M
  21. Poland $0.06 M
  22. Switzerland $0.03 M
  23. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) $0.02 M
  24. Slovak Republic $0.001 M
  25. M = Millions

Regional Focus

Asia & Pacific

$3,237,327 (4%)
133 Grants (11%)

Caribbean

$930,580 (1%)
13 Grants (1%)

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, & Russia

$14,348,770 (17%)
244 Grants (20%)

Global Programs

$2,307,366 (3%)
16 Grants (1%)

Latin America & Mexico

$1,573,757 (2%)
32 Grants (3%)

Middle East & North Africa

$2,867,451 (3%)
49 Grants (4%)

North America

$19,429,762 (23%)
190 Grants (16%)

Sub-Saharan Africa

$8,473,163 (10%)
253 Grants (21%)

Western Europe

$31,043,036 (37%)
286 Grants (24%)

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

Equality Rights and Freedom from Discrimination

$28,078,755 (33%)
455 Grants (37%)

Health and Well-being Rights

$20,542,066 (24%)
241 Grants (20%)

Social and Cultural Rights

$10,995,897 (13%)
135 Grants (11%)

Intersecting Populations

Children & Youth

$25,826,038 (31%)
299 Grants (25%)

Women & Girls

$9,799,642 (12%)
193 Grants (16%)

Migrants & Refugees

$7,168,111 (9%)
46 Grants (4%)

In order to show the intersections of multiple population groups, these graphics indicate other population groups supported within funding towards the group highlighted on this page.

Strategy Focus

Advocacy, Systems Reform and Implementation

$31,582,470 (38%)
400 Grants (33%)

Public Engagement and Awareness-raising

$12,114,647 (14%)
174 Grants (14%)

Capacity-building and Technical Assistance

$11,840,801 (14%)
189 Grants (16%)

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.