4%
Share of foundation
human rights funding

$68.2 Million out of
$1.8 Billion for all rights
978 Grants

Top Funders

  1. Ford Foundation $23.0 M
  2. W. K. Kellogg Foundation $8.2 M
  3. Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation $3.7 M
  4. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation $3.5 M
  5. American Jewish World Service $3.3 M
  6. UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality $2.3 M
  7. Open Society Foundations $2.2 M
  8. NoVo Foundation $2.0 M
  9. Hivos $1.8 M
  10. National Endowment for Democracy $1.5 M
  11. Mensen met een Missie $1.4 M
  12. Fund For Global Human Rights $1.2 M
  13. The Global Fund for Women $1.1 M
  14. Tides Foundation $910.1 K
  15. The Sigrid Rausing Trust $879.5 K
  16. Catalyst for Peace $842.7 K
  17. Kalliopeia Foundation $580.0 K
  18. Both Ends $466.1 K
  19. Nirnaya Women's Fund $460.1 K
  20. The Oak Foundation $457.0 K
  21. Marguerite Casey Foundation $442.5 K
  22. Foro Internacional de Mujeres Indigenas $425.0 K
  23. Charles Stewart Mott Foundation $410.0 K
  24. Wallace Global Fund II $385.0 K
  25. First Peoples Worldwide $361.8 K
  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

$9,721,637 (14%)
192 Grants (20%)

Caribbean

$272,420 (0%)
2 Grants (0%)

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, & Russia

$26,450 (0%)
2 Grants (0%)

Global Programs

$7,734,882 (11%)
68 Grants (7%)

Latin America & Mexico

$32,228,328 (47%)
477 Grants (49%)

Middle East & North Africa

$950,500 (1%)
14 Grants (1%)

North America

$17,502,205 (26%)
167 Grants (17%)

Sub-Saharan Africa

$3,916,865 (6%)
78 Grants (8%)

Western Europe

$874,342 (1%)
7 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

  • Fund For Global Human Rights supported Otros Mundos in Mexico to work with local organizations, rural and indigenous communities, and coalitions on the national and Mesoamerican level to develop strategies to defend land and resource rights in the face of corporate-led development projects.