4%
Share of foundation
human rights funding

$90.3 Million out of
$2.4 Billion for all rights
1,428 Grants

Top Funders

  1. NoVo Foundation $22.6 M
  2. Tides Foundation $10.7 M
  3. Ford Foundation $10.3 M
  4. Oak Foundation $4.8 M
  5. Foundation for a Just Society $3.7 M
  6. American Jewish World Service $3.1 M
  7. The Christensen Fund $2.6 M
  8. The UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women $2.6 M
  9. Global Greengrants Fund $2.5 M
  10. Tamalpais Trust $2.5 M
  11. Bush Foundation $2.3 M
  12. The Swift Foundation $2.0 M
  13. Fund For Global Human Rights $1.6 M
  14. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation $1.5 M
  15. Mensen met een Missie $1.3 M
  16. Lumina Foundation $1.2 M
  17. Silicon Valley Community Foundation $1.2 M
  18. W. K. Kellogg Foundation $1.0 M
  19. Carnegie Corporation of New York $1.0 M
  20. Fund for Women's Equality $943.3 K
  21. Foundation to Promote Open Society $940.0 K
  22. The Sigrid Rausing Trust $886.6 K
  23. Charles Stewart Mott Foundation $850.0 K
  24. Citi Foundation $825.0 K
  25. NEO Philanthropy $749.5 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
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

$12,216,404 (14%)
294 Grants (21%)

Caribbean

$371,540 (0%)
4 Grants (0%)

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, & Russia

$769,890 (1%)
10 Grants (1%)

Global Programs

$12,365,797 (14%)
69 Grants (5%)

Latin America & Mexico

$21,993,461 (24%)
566 Grants (40%)

Middle East & North Africa

$370,512 (0%)
6 Grants (0%)

North America

$35,330,484 (39%)
341 Grants (24%)

Sub-Saharan Africa

$10,235,458 (11%)
153 Grants (11%)

Western Europe

$2,139,326 (2%)
14 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

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

  • Global Greengrants Fund, in partnership with the Samdhana Institute,¬†supported Nagkakaisang mga Tribu ng Palawan (NATRIPAL) in the Philippines to ensure that the Tagbanua, Pala'wan, and Bataks peoples are recognized as important communities within society whose concerns are represented, and that they are partners in local sustainable development, climate change adaption planning, and post-disaster recovery.
  • NoVo Foundation supported Worldwide Indigenous Science Network in the United States to cultivate exchanges of traditional wisdom of Earth-honoring peoples to amplify their voices and recognize their knowledge.