100%
Share of foundation
human rights funding

$2.4 Billion out of
$2.4 Billion for all rights
22,893 Grants

Top Funders

  1. Nationale Postcode Loterij $230.2 M
  2. Ford Foundation $176.1 M
  3. The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation $121.6 M
  4. Oak Foundation $94.2 M
  5. National Endowment for Democracy $91.9 M
  6. Comic Relief $82.9 M
  7. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation $76.5 M
  8. Tides Foundation $70.9 M
  9. Foundation to Promote Open Society $70.8 M
  10. NoVo Foundation $64.3 M
  11. W. K. Kellogg Foundation $58.4 M
  12. Big Lottery Fund $58.3 M
  13. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation $46.2 M
  14. Howard G. Buffett Foundation $45.6 M
  15. Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program $43.1 M
  16. The Sigrid Rausing Trust $31.7 M
  17. John S. and James L. Knight Foundation $31.7 M
  18. The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation $30.9 M
  19. Foundation For The Carolinas $29.6 M
  20. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation $27.5 M
  21. American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds $27.1 M
  22. Silicon Valley Community Foundation $23.1 M
  23. The California Endowment $21.1 M
  24. EEA and Norway Grants $20.5 M
  25. NEO Philanthropy $20.4 M
  26. M = Millions

Bilateral and Multilateral Funding

100%
Share of OECD
human rights funding

$3.7 Billion out of
$3.7 Billion for all rights
15,293 Disbursements

Top Funders

  1. Sweden $416.6 M
  2. European Union Institutions $401.2 M
  3. United States $372.6 M
  4. United Kingdom $305.9 M
  5. Norway $279.2 M
  6. Italy $258.8 M
  7. Canada $256.6 M
  8. Denmark $160.9 M
  9. Germany $159.8 M
  10. Australia $128.6 M
  11. Finland $122.8 M
  12. Switzerland $119.8 M
  13. Netherlands $118.4 M
  14. Global Fund $95.0 M
  15. Belgium $87.5 M
  16. Spain $82.5 M
  17. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) $66.5 M
  18. Ireland $32.0 M
  19. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) $28.7 M
  20. United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) $27.9 M
  21. International Labour Organisation $26.5 M
  22. Japan $25.2 M
  23. Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) $23.8 M
  24. France $20.4 M
  25. Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) $10.6 M
  26. M = Millions

Regional Focus

Asia & Pacific

$165,662,978 (7%)
2,620 Grants (11%)

Caribbean

$18,576,195 (1%)
248 Grants (1%)

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, & Russia

$75,682,712 (3%)
1,604 Grants (7%)

Global Programs

$411,691,853 (17%)
1,367 Grants (6%)

Latin America & Mexico

$114,989,711 (5%)
2,488 Grants (11%)

Middle East & North Africa

$75,661,293 (3%)
1,015 Grants (4%)

North America

$1,017,260,465 (42%)
8,379 Grants (37%)

Sub-Saharan Africa

$287,893,540 (12%)
3,325 Grants (15%)

Western Europe

$285,987,890 (12%)
2,121 Grants (9%)

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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Strategy Focus

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.