People with Disabilities

4%
Share of foundation
human rights funding

$86.4 Million out of
$2.3 Billion for all rights

Of this 4%
42% Equality Rights and Freedom from Discrimination
31% Health and Well-being Rights
5% Social and Cultural Rights
5% Economic and Labor Rights
4% Access to Justice/Equality Before the Law
3% Human Rights, General
3% Freedom from Violence
3% Civic and Political Participation
1% Sexual and Reproductive Rights
1% Migration and Displacement
1% Environmental and Resource Rights
<1% Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding
<1% Expression and Information Rights

Top Funders

  1. Fundación ONCE $17.04 M
  2. Open Society Foundations $11.84 M
  3. Nationale Postcode Loterij $6.86 M
  4. The Atlantic Philanthropies $5.43 M
  5. EEA and Norway Grants $3.76 M
  6. The Foundation for Civil Society $3.46 M
  7. Esmée Fairbairn Foundation $2.38 M
  8. Disability Rights Fund $2.30 M
  9. The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation $2.25 M
  10. The Oak Foundation $2.21 M
  11. Abilis Foundation $2.10 M
  12. American Jewish World Service $2.06 M
  13. The Henry Smith Charity $1.88 M
  14. Comic Relief UK $1.81 M
  15. Trust for London $1.58 M
  16. Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program $1.23 M
  17. The California Endowment $0.95 M
  18. The City Bridge Trust $0.84 M
  19. The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation $0.83 M
  20. Ford Foundation $0.77 M
  21. GE Foundation $0.76 M
  22. The Global Fund for Women $0.70 M
  23. NoVo Foundation $0.65 M
  24. The Sigrid Rausing Trust $0.64 M
  25. New Israel Fund $0.64 M
  26. M = Millions

Bilateral and Multilateral Funding

3%
Share of OECD
human rights funding

$100.3 Million out of
$3.7 Billion for all rights

Top Funders

  1. Australia $26.82 M
  2. Sweden $14.52 M
  3. Finland $12.05 M
  4. European Union Institutions $10.58 M
  5. Belgium $9.05 M
  6. Canada $7.39 M
  7. Norway $6.79 M
  8. Ireland $4.42 M
  9. France $2.39 M
  10. Spain $1.52 M
  11. Germany $1.34 M
  12. Denmark $1.26 M
  13. United Kingdom $0.95 M
  14. Italy $0.30 M
  15. United States $0.20 M
  16. Switzerland $0.18 M
  17. Czech Republic $0.13 M
  18. Iceland $0.11 M
  19. Austria $0.10 M
  20. Japan $0.08 M
  21. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) $0.07 M
  22. Slovak Republic $0.004 M
  23. M = Millions

Regional Focus

Asia & Pacific

$2,475,417 (3%)
133 Grants (10%)

Caribbean

$287,069 (0%)
11 Grants (1%)

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, & Russia

$13,773,685 (16%)
255 Grants (19%)

Global Programs

$2,341,831 (3%)
18 Grants (1%)

Latin America & Mexico

$1,761,143 (2%)
45 Grants (3%)

Middle East & North Africa

$2,221,705 (3%)
36 Grants (3%)

North America

$18,761,621 (22%)
205 Grants (15%)

Sub-Saharan Africa

$9,495,744 (11%)
246 Grants (19%)

Western Europe

$34,145,853 (40%)
381 Grants (29%)

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

$36,185,614 (42%)
630 Grants (48%)

Health and Well-being Rights

$26,410,977 (31%)
266 Grants (20%)

Social and Cultural Rights

$4,472,425 (5%)
97 Grants (7%)

Intersecting Populations

Children & Youth

$21,447,297 (25%)
333 Grants (25%)

Women & Girls

$5,866,451 (7%)
179 Grants (14%)

Migrants & Refugees

$3,837,301 (4%)
59 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

$19,995,996 (23%)
327 Grants (25%)

Capacity-building and Technical Assistance

$8,487,266 (10%)
172 Grants (13%)

Research and Documentation

$6,645,474 (8%)
112 Grants (8%)

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.