26%
Share of foundation
human rights funding

$438.0 Million out of
$1.7 Billion for all rights
4,213 Grants

Top Funders

  1. Ford Foundation $98.1 M
  2. Open Society Foundations $50.7 M
  3. W. K. Kellogg Foundation $35.5 M
  4. The California Endowment $13.7 M
  5. Marguerite Casey Foundation $10.5 M
  6. Public Interest Projects $8.4 M
  7. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation $7.9 M
  8. Carnegie Corporation of New York $6.7 M
  9. The Atlantic Philanthropies $6.6 M
  10. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation $4.7 M
  11. NoVo Foundation $4.6 M
  12. Surdna Foundation $4.5 M
  13. The Kresge Foundation $4.5 M
  14. Tides Foundation $4.5 M
  15. Hivos $4.4 M
  16. The Rockefeller Foundation $4.4 M
  17. National Endowment for Democracy $4.3 M
  18. Public Welfare Foundation $4.2 M
  19. Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund $4.1 M
  20. Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program $3.9 M
  21. Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock $3.9 M
  22. The Bank of America Charitable Foundation $3.9 M
  23. The San Francisco Foundation $3.5 M
  24. The James Irvine Foundation $3.5 M
  25. The Sigrid Rausing Trust $3.5 M
  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

$19,280,762 (4%)
273 Grants (6%)

Caribbean

$950,816 (0%)
18 Grants (0%)

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, & Russia

$14,338,432 (3%)
307 Grants (7%)

Global Programs

$21,729,225 (5%)
167 Grants (4%)

Latin America & Mexico

$33,756,787 (8%)
454 Grants (11%)

Middle East & North Africa

$6,845,850 (2%)
112 Grants (3%)

North America

$327,661,457 (75%)
2,657 Grants (63%)

Sub-Saharan Africa

$8,416,913 (2%)
119 Grants (3%)

Western Europe

$12,081,999 (3%)
174 Grants (4%)

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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