3%
Share of foundation
human rights funding

$46.0 Million out of
$1.7 Billion for all rights
631 Grants

Top Funders

  1. Ford Foundation $18.0 M
  2. W. K. Kellogg Foundation $2.8 M
  3. Hivos $2.6 M
  4. Open Society Foundations $2.3 M
  5. American Jewish World Service $1.6 M
  6. Mensen met een Missie $1.3 M
  7. Tides Foundation $1.1 M
  8. Fund For Global Human Rights $1.0 M
  9. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation $985.0 K
  10. Bush Foundation $949.6 K
  11. The Oak Foundation $910.1 K
  12. Kalliopeia Foundation $890.0 K
  13. The Sigrid Rausing Trust $730.3 K
  14. Charles K. Blandin Foundation $600.0 K
  15. Lannan Foundation $599.0 K
  16. The Atlantic Philanthropies $500.0 K
  17. National Endowment for Democracy $472.9 K
  18. American Jewish World Service - Donor Advised Funds $400.0 K
  19. Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program $350.0 K
  20. Annenberg Foundation $350.0 K
  21. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation $349.9 K
  22. Dietel Partners $333.0 K
  23. Wallace Global Fund II $315.0 K
  24. The Dallas Foundation $305.0 K
  25. ExxonMobil Foundation $300.0 K
  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

$6,096,278 (13%)
111 Grants (18%)

Caribbean

$65,250 (0%)
3 Grants (0%)

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, & Russia

$107,802 (0%)
1 Grants (0%)

Global Programs

$6,839,179 (15%)
54 Grants (9%)

Latin America & Mexico

$21,518,569 (47%)
338 Grants (54%)

Middle East & North Africa

$226,500 (0%)
6 Grants (1%)

North America

$11,935,933 (26%)
110 Grants (17%)

Sub-Saharan Africa

$2,317,119 (5%)
29 Grants (5%)

Western Europe

$746,522 (2%)
4 Grants (1%)

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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Sample Grants

  • The Atlantic Philanthropies gave to Indian Law Resource Center in the USA to help end violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women and girls and its devastating impact on Native communities.
  • American Jewish World Service gave to Comunicaciones Aliadas in Peru for the production and distribution of news on natural resources rights, gender-based violence, and human rights violations, especially against indigenous peoples, and to support capacity building for indigenous women leaders and locally-driven advocacy.