26%
Share of foundation
human rights funding

$471.0 Million out of
$1.8 Billion for all rights
4,510 Grants

Top Funders

  1. Ford Foundation $100.0 M
  2. W. K. Kellogg Foundation $59.4 M
  3. Open Society Foundations $49.8 M
  4. The California Endowment $20.4 M
  5. The Atlantic Philanthropies $18.1 M
  6. Public Welfare Foundation $14.1 M
  7. NEO Philanthropy $12.5 M
  8. Tides Foundation $11.1 M
  9. Carnegie Corporation of New York $9.3 M
  10. Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program $8.6 M
  11. NoVo Foundation $8.3 M
  12. National Endowment for Democracy $7.8 M
  13. Marguerite Casey Foundation $7.0 M
  14. Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock $5.1 M
  15. The Oak Foundation $4.8 M
  16. Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund $4.7 M
  17. The James Irvine Foundation $4.4 M
  18. The San Francisco Foundation $3.9 M
  19. The Wal-Mart Foundation $3.7 M
  20. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation $3.5 M
  21. Charles Stewart Mott Foundation $3.5 M
  22. Wallace H. Coulter Foundation $3.4 M
  23. The Kresge Foundation $3.4 M
  24. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation $3.2 M
  25. Surdna Foundation $2.6 M
  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

$18,623,684 (4%)
274 Grants (6%)

Caribbean

$2,114,951 (0%)
21 Grants (0%)

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, & Russia

$9,461,399 (2%)
223 Grants (5%)

Global Programs

$21,976,392 (5%)
133 Grants (3%)

Latin America & Mexico

$14,457,082 (3%)
160 Grants (4%)

Middle East & North Africa

$6,250,897 (1%)
144 Grants (3%)

North America

$379,229,749 (81%)
3,208 Grants (71%)

Sub-Saharan Africa

$8,788,354 (2%)
131 Grants (3%)

Western Europe

$16,981,221 (4%)
255 Grants (6%)

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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