100%
Share of foundation
human rights funding

$2.7 Billion out of
$2.7 Billion for all rights
20,621 Grants

Top Funders

  1. Nationale Postcode Loterij $291.8 M
  2. Ford Foundation $211.1 M
  3. The Atlantic Philanthropies $197.0 M
  4. Open Society Foundations $137.8 M
  5. The California Endowment $124.1 M
  6. National Endowment for Democracy $101.6 M
  7. EEA and Norway Grants $99.6 M
  8. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation $90.9 M
  9. The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation $80.4 M
  10. The Oak Foundation $77.1 M
  11. NoVo Foundation $76.1 M
  12. Foundation For The Carolinas $72.5 M
  13. Comic Relief $70.4 M
  14. W. K. Kellogg Foundation $62.2 M
  15. Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program $60.9 M
  16. The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation $42.2 M
  17. American Jewish World Service $35.7 M
  18. Hivos $32.0 M
  19. The JPB Foundation $31.4 M
  20. The Sigrid Rausing Trust $28.7 M
  21. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation $28.1 M
  22. Esmée Fairbairn Foundation $27.0 M
  23. Cordaid $24.5 M
  24. NEO Philanthropy $24.3 M
  25. Open Society Institute Budapest Foundation $23.2 M
  26. M = Millions

Bilateral and Multilateral Funding

100%
Share of OECD
human rights funding

$3.8 Billion out of
$3.8 Billion for all rights
14,941 Disbursements

Top Funders

  1. Sweden $587.6 M
  2. European Union Institutions $372.2 M
  3. Norway $372.1 M
  4. United States $363.5 M
  5. Canada $277.5 M
  6. United Kingdom $228.9 M
  7. Switzerland $206.4 M
  8. Germany $202.7 M
  9. Denmark $144.5 M
  10. Netherlands $141.2 M
  11. Finland $136.8 M
  12. Australia $135.4 M
  13. Global Fund $123.8 M
  14. Spain $96.6 M
  15. Belgium $88.6 M
  16. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) $55.1 M
  17. Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) $32.3 M
  18. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) $28.8 M
  19. Italy $28.3 M
  20. United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) $26.1 M
  21. Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) $25.9 M
  22. Japan $25.7 M
  23. Ireland $23.6 M
  24. France $19.4 M
  25. Korea $7.3 M
  26. M = Millions

Regional Focus

Asia & Pacific

$204,890,865 (8%)
2,209 Grants (11%)

Caribbean

$21,858,788 (1%)
283 Grants (1%)

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, & Russia

$156,096,407 (6%)
2,166 Grants (11%)

Global Programs

$401,172,345 (15%)
879 Grants (4%)

Latin America & Mexico

$167,625,765 (6%)
2,411 Grants (12%)

Middle East & North Africa

$82,754,182 (3%)
1,082 Grants (5%)

North America

$1,228,259,396 (46%)
7,304 Grants (35%)

Sub-Saharan Africa

$277,662,125 (10%)
2,913 Grants (14%)

Western Europe

$345,048,721 (13%)
1,894 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.