41%
Share of foundation
human rights funding

$742.6 Million out of
$1.8 Billion for all rights
5,511 Grants

Top Funders

  1. Ford Foundation $151.3 M
  2. Comic Relief UK $64.7 M
  3. Open Society Foundations $51.0 M
  4. Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program $44.6 M
  5. W. K. Kellogg Foundation $35.6 M
  6. NoVo Foundation $30.2 M
  7. The Atlantic Philanthropies $22.4 M
  8. The California Endowment $21.7 M
  9. The Oak Foundation $19.6 M
  10. Nationale Postcode Loterij $15.8 M
  11. The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation $11.6 M
  12. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation $11.0 M
  13. NEO Philanthropy $10.7 M
  14. Tides Foundation $10.6 M
  15. UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality $10.1 M
  16. Carnegie Corporation of New York $9.8 M
  17. Public Welfare Foundation $9.6 M
  18. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation $8.5 M
  19. Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock $7.5 M
  20. NIKE Foundation $6.9 M
  21. National Endowment for Democracy $6.8 M
  22. Marguerite Casey Foundation $6.8 M
  23. The Rockefeller Foundation $6.6 M
  24. Both Ends $6.5 M
  25. American Jewish World Service $6.4 M
  26. M = Millions

Bilateral and Multilateral Funding

100%
Share of OECD
human rights funding

$3.4 Billion out of
$3.4 Billion for all rights
13,094 Disbursements

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

$53,735,732 (7%)
482 Grants (9%)

Caribbean

$4,141,993 (1%)
80 Grants (1%)

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, & Russia

$7,281,143 (1%)
116 Grants (2%)

Global Programs

$98,252,791 (13%)
389 Grants (7%)

Latin America & Mexico

$57,163,073 (8%)
499 Grants (9%)

Middle East & North Africa

$14,433,759 (2%)
129 Grants (2%)

North America

$374,761,000 (50%)
3,055 Grants (55%)

Sub-Saharan Africa

$120,061,380 (16%)
656 Grants (12%)

Western Europe

$25,312,414 (3%)
185 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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