Caribbean

Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahama Islands, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Greater Antilles, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Antilles, Leeward Islands, Lesser Antilles, Martinique, Montserrat, Northern Saint-Martin, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint-Barthélemy, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Windward Islands

1%
Share of foundation
human rights funding

$8.7 Million out of
$1.7 Billion for all rights

Top Funders

  1. National Endowment for Democracy $3.38 M
  2. American Jewish World Service $1.27 M
  3. Ford Foundation $0.70 M
  4. Open Society Foundations $0.51 M
  5. The Sigrid Rausing Trust $0.40 M
  6. The Schmidt Family Foundation $0.40 M
  7. The Lambi Fund of Haiti $0.28 M
  8. The Oak Foundation $0.23 M
  9. Grassroots International $0.21 M
  10. Global Fund for Children $0.18 M
  11. W. K. Kellogg Foundation $0.14 M
  12. Tides Foundation $0.12 M
  13. Levi Strauss Foundation $0.10 M
  14. Cisco Systems Foundation $0.10 M
  15. The Global Fund for Women $0.09 M
  16. Freedom House $0.09 M
  17. The Libra Foundation $0.07 M
  18. Mama Cash $0.06 M
  19. Smith Richardson Foundation $0.05 M
  20. Wallace Global Fund II $0.04 M
  21. The Overbrook Foundation $0.04 M
  22. The Arca Foundation $0.04 M
  23. The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice $0.03 M
  24. Abilis Foundation $0.03 M
  25. Dietel Partners $0.03 M
  26. M = Millions

Bilateral and Multilateral Funding

2%
Share of OECD
human rights funding

$83.3 Million out of
$3.5 Billion for all rights

Top Funders

  1. United States $27.48 M
  2. Global Fund $11.73 M
  3. Spain $11.73 M
  4. Canada $11.50 M
  5. European Union Institutions $7.56 M
  6. Inter-American Development Bank - Special Fund $5.70 M
  7. Ireland $1.67 M
  8. Belgium $1.10 M
  9. Germany $1.10 M
  10. Norway $0.94 M
  11. Italy $0.89 M
  12. United Kingdom $0.77 M
  13. United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) $0.28 M
  14. Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) $0.25 M
  15. Finland $0.20 M
  16. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) $0.11 M
  17. Netherlands $0.08 M
  18. Iceland $0.07 M
  19. Australia $0.05 M
  20. Switzerland $0.03 M
  21. Korea $0.02 M
  22. France $0.01 M
  23. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) $0.01 M
  24. M = Millions

Issue Focus

Human Rights, General

$2,421,697 (28%)
56 Grants (33%)

Equality Rights and Freedom from Discrimination

$1,593,589 (18%)
37 Grants (22%)

Economic and Labor Rights

$1,322,229 (15%)
10 Grants (6%)

Population Focus

Economically Disadvantaged

$2,125,978 (25%)
60 Grants (35%)

Women & Girls

$1,631,262 (19%)
46 Grants (27%)

Children & Youth

$1,403,469 (16%)
32 Grants (19%)

Population Focus includes funding explicitly targeted to benefit specific groups and only illustrates those accounting for the largest shares of grant dollars or grants. See Methodology for details on how regional focus and population focus were determined and limitations.

Sample Grants

  • Global Fund for Children gave to Sociedad Dominico-Haitiana de Apoyo Integral para el Desarrollo y la Salud in Dominican Republic for the Right to a Name and Nationality program, which campaigns for the legal recognition of the Dominican nationality of Dominican-born Haitian children to allow these children to attend school and gain access to other social services.
  • American Jewish World Service gave to Groupe d'Appui aux Rapatries et aux Refugies in Haiti to promote and defend the rights of earthquake-affected internally displaced persons and Haitian migrants living in the Dominican Republic through monitoring, advocacy, and legal assistance.

Case Studies