<1%
Share of foundation
human rights funding

$5.1 Million out of
$2.4 Billion for all rights
438 Grants

Top Funders

  1. College Futures Foundation $1.2 M
  2. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation $705.0 K
  3. Carnegie Corporation of New York $400.0 K
  4. Tides Foundation $331.1 K
  5. NoVo Foundation $325.1 K
  6. Wikimedia Foundation $200.7 K
  7. Korea Foundation for Women $195.6 K
  8. International Community Foundation $192.3 K
  9. Dalit Foundation $170.6 K
  10. The Global Fund for Women $141.9 K
  11. FundaciĆ³n AVINA $125.1 K
  12. Human Dignity Foundation $88.7 K
  13. EMpower - The Emerging Markets Foundation $83.0 K
  14. Dreilinden, GmbH $77.7 K
  15. American Jewish World Service $71.9 K
  16. Fund For Global Human Rights $64.1 K
  17. The Barrow Cadbury Trust $61.1 K
  18. Segal Family Foundation $60.0 K
  19. Firelight Foundation $50.0 K
  20. Full Circle Fund $50.0 K
  21. Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust $47.4 K
  22. Global Fund for Children $45.0 K
  23. The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice $43.7 K
  24. The Kimball Foundation $40.0 K
  25. The Indigo Trust $39.7 K
  26. M = Millions

Bilateral and Multilateral Funding

100%
Share of OECD
human rights funding

$3.7 Billion out of
$3.7 Billion for all rights
15,293 Disbursements

Top Funders

  1. Sweden $416.6 M
  2. European Union Institutions $401.2 M
  3. United States $372.6 M
  4. United Kingdom $305.9 M
  5. Norway $279.2 M
  6. Italy $258.8 M
  7. Canada $256.6 M
  8. Denmark $160.9 M
  9. Germany $159.8 M
  10. Australia $128.6 M
  11. Finland $122.8 M
  12. Switzerland $119.8 M
  13. Netherlands $118.4 M
  14. Global Fund $95.0 M
  15. Belgium $87.5 M
  16. Spain $82.5 M
  17. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) $66.5 M
  18. Ireland $32.0 M
  19. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) $28.7 M
  20. United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) $27.9 M
  21. International Labour Organisation $26.5 M
  22. Japan $25.2 M
  23. Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) $23.8 M
  24. France $20.4 M
  25. Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) $10.6 M
  26. M = Millions

Regional Focus

Asia & Pacific

$649,535 (13%)
189 Grants (43%)

Caribbean

$18,860 (0%)
6 Grants (1%)

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, & Russia

$63,070 (1%)
31 Grants (7%)

Global Programs

$529,940 (10%)
9 Grants (2%)

Latin America & Mexico

$482,238 (10%)
54 Grants (12%)

Middle East & North Africa

$453,494 (9%)
25 Grants (6%)

North America

$2,504,915 (49%)
58 Grants (13%)

Sub-Saharan Africa

$539,549 (11%)
44 Grants (10%)

Western Europe

$211,499 (4%)
25 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

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

  • American Jewish World Service supported an anonymous recipient in the United States to fund Thai grantees' participation in a 4-day advocacy training held in Manila, Philippines.
  • College Futures Foundation supported Walking Shield American Indian Society in the United States to provide scholarships to American Indians in the southern California region.