3%
Share of foundation
human rights funding

$88.3 Million out of
$2.7 Billion for all rights
1,285 Grants

Top Funders

  1. EEA and Norway Grants $13.0 M
  2. Ford Foundation $8.7 M
  3. John Templeton Foundation $6.7 M
  4. W. K. Kellogg Foundation $5.9 M
  5. Esmée Fairbairn Foundation $5.6 M
  6. Hivos $5.3 M
  7. Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta $4.0 M
  8. NoVo Foundation $3.7 M
  9. National Endowment for Democracy $2.6 M
  10. The Skoll Foundation $2.5 M
  11. Robert W. Woodruff Foundation $2.0 M
  12. Nationale Postcode Loterij $2.0 M
  13. Comic Relief $1.4 M
  14. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation $1.3 M
  15. Humanity United $1.2 M
  16. Fundacja Batorego $1.2 M
  17. The Oak Foundation $1.1 M
  18. The Wallace Foundation $956.6 K
  19. The Nathan Cummings Foundation $940.0 K
  20. The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation $600.0 K
  21. The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation $590.0 K
  22. Global Fund for Children $582.0 K
  23. Tamalpais Trust $575.0 K
  24. Open Society Foundations $571.6 K
  25. Fund For Global Human Rights $568.0 K
  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

$4,149,935 (5%)
134 Grants (10%)

Caribbean

$564,494 (1%)
11 Grants (1%)

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, & Russia

$14,275,836 (16%)
294 Grants (23%)

Global Programs

$6,780,373 (8%)
46 Grants (4%)

Latin America & Mexico

$4,753,156 (5%)
209 Grants (16%)

Middle East & North Africa

$2,655,221 (3%)
52 Grants (4%)

North America

$40,467,062 (46%)
310 Grants (24%)

Sub-Saharan Africa

$5,940,671 (7%)
148 Grants (12%)

Western Europe

$11,570,052 (13%)
148 Grants (12%)

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

Population Focus

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

  • for the delivery of programs, including weekly workshops in homeless centers and arts venues leading to opera productions starring homeless performers alongside professionals, to help homeless people make positive changes in their lives.
  • Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lucca supported Amani Nyayo Onlus in Italy for Stories of the Other World, featuring film, culture, and music from Africa to Latin America.