5%
Share of foundation
human rights funding

$113.5 Million out of
$2.3 Billion for all rights
1,460 Grants

Top Funders

  1. Ford Foundation $38.1 M
  2. Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation $15.3 M
  3. The Christensen Fund $10.0 M
  4. The Oak Foundation $3.6 M
  5. American Jewish World Service $3.3 M
  6. Open Society Foundations $3.1 M
  7. The California Endowment $2.4 M
  8. W. K. Kellogg Foundation $2.0 M
  9. The David and Lucile Packard Foundation $2.0 M
  10. Bush Foundation $1.8 M
  11. The International Development Research Centre $1.8 M
  12. Hivos $1.8 M
  13. Tamalpais Trust $1.7 M
  14. Global Greengrants Fund $1.4 M
  15. The Global Fund for Women $1.3 M
  16. FundaciĆ³n AVINA $1.2 M
  17. Mensen met een Missie $1.2 M
  18. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation $1.1 M
  19. Catalyst for Peace $1.0 M
  20. UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality $1.0 M
  21. The Rees-Jones Foundation $1.0 M
  22. Tides Foundation $984.1 K
  23. Full Circle Fund $940.0 K
  24. Lannan Foundation $894.5 K
  25. Marguerite Casey Foundation $852.5 K
  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
13,721 Disbursements

Top Funders

  1. Sweden $498.7 M
  2. United States $451.0 M
  3. European Union Institutions $411.4 M
  4. Norway $388.6 M
  5. Canada $251.1 M
  6. Germany $192.3 M
  7. Switzerland $170.7 M
  8. Denmark $167.5 M
  9. United Kingdom $152.0 M
  10. Australia $148.7 M
  11. Netherlands $130.5 M
  12. Global Fund $120.7 M
  13. Finland $120.0 M
  14. Spain $119.5 M
  15. Belgium $76.4 M
  16. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) $36.7 M
  17. Ireland $32.1 M
  18. France $26.9 M
  19. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) $26.0 M
  20. Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) $25.9 M
  21. Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) $20.2 M
  22. Italy $17.5 M
  23. United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) $16.8 M
  24. Japan $14.6 M
  25. Korea $10.4 M
  26. M = Millions

Regional Focus

Asia & Pacific

$15,169,234 (13%)
286 Grants (20%)

Caribbean

$866,000 (1%)
8 Grants (1%)

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, & Russia

$1,402,500 (1%)
15 Grants (1%)

Global Programs

$12,670,703 (11%)
95 Grants (7%)

Latin America & Mexico

$34,239,350 (30%)
689 Grants (47%)

Middle East & North Africa

$215,000 (0%)
7 Grants (0%)

North America

$33,690,828 (30%)
235 Grants (16%)

Sub-Saharan Africa

$10,230,969 (9%)
150 Grants (10%)

Western Europe

$1,486,056 (1%)
5 Grants (0%)

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

In order to show the intersections of multiple population groups, these graphics indicate other population groups supported within funding towards the group highlighted on this page.

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.

Sample Grants

  • The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation supported Nanwakolas Council in Canada to incoporate First Nations leadership into the development and implementation of a community marine plan.
  • Tamalpais Trust supported the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact Foundation in Thailand to strengthen the Regional Indigenous Network and Indigenous women and youth empowerment in Asia.