37%
Share of foundation
human rights funding

$637.5 Million out of
$1.7 Billion for all rights
4,977 Grants

Top Funders

  1. Ford Foundation $111.8 M
  2. Anonymous $60.6 M
  3. Open Society Foundations $52.7 M
  4. W. K. Kellogg Foundation $32.6 M
  5. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation $30.6 M
  6. The California Endowment $16.0 M
  7. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation $12.2 M
  8. The Oak Foundation $11.3 M
  9. NoVo Foundation $11.2 M
  10. Marguerite Casey Foundation $11.2 M
  11. The Atlantic Philanthropies $11.0 M
  12. Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program $11.0 M
  13. The Colorado Trust $10.8 M
  14. The Rockefeller Foundation $10.3 M
  15. The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation $9.2 M
  16. Public Welfare Foundation $8.9 M
  17. Public Interest Projects $8.4 M
  18. The Wal-Mart Foundation $6.9 M
  19. Carnegie Corporation of New York $6.7 M
  20. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation $6.6 M
  21. Tides Foundation $6.1 M
  22. The Kresge Foundation $5.6 M
  23. Surdna Foundation $4.8 M
  24. Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock $4.3 M
  25. American Jewish World Service $4.1 M
  26. M = Millions

Bilateral and Multilateral Funding

100%
Share of OECD
human rights funding

$3.5 Billion out of
$3.5 Billion for all rights
13,801 Disbursements

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

$46,747,683 (7%)
429 Grants (9%)

Caribbean

$2,125,978 (0%)
60 Grants (1%)

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, & Russia

$17,315,924 (3%)
273 Grants (5%)

Global Programs

$69,175,662 (11%)
298 Grants (6%)

Latin America & Mexico

$36,028,971 (6%)
389 Grants (8%)

Middle East & North Africa

$12,550,298 (2%)
97 Grants (2%)

North America

$349,829,618 (55%)
2,775 Grants (56%)

Sub-Saharan Africa

$103,600,822 (16%)
546 Grants (11%)

Western Europe

$20,603,678 (3%)
171 Grants (3%)

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

Intersecting Populations

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