3%
Share of foundation
human rights funding

$119.6 Million out of
$3.7 Billion for all rights
1,050 Grants

Top Foundation Funders

  1. Freedom Forum $34.7 M
  2. Ford Foundation $17.0 M
  3. Foundation to Promote Open Society $10.0 M
  4. John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation $8.1 M
  5. Wikimedia Foundation $7.7 M
  6. Silicon Valley Community Foundation $4.0 M
  7. Wellspring Philanthropic Fund $2.4 M
  8. John S. and James L. Knight Foundation $2.1 M
  9. Stichting Democratie en Media $2.0 M
  10. Charles Koch Foundation $1.9 M
  11. Oak Foundation $1.9 M
  12. Sigrid Rausing Trust $1.6 M
  13. NoVo Foundation $1.5 M
  14. Carnegie Corporation of New York $1.5 M
  15. William and Flora Hewlett Foundation $1.3 M
  16. Alfred P. Sloan Foundation $1.1 M
  17. Democracy Fund $1.1 M
  18. Herrick Foundation $1.0 M
  19. Access Now $910.9 K
  20. Rockefeller Foundation $787.0 K
  21. Proteus Fund $762.7 K
  22. Bernard and Anne Spitzer Charitable Trust $685.0 K
  23. Park Foundation $622.5 K
  24. Foundation for a Just Society $620.0 K
  25. Andrew W. Mellon Foundation $600.0 K
  26. M = Millions

Bilateral and Multilateral Funding

<1%
Share of OECD
human rights funding

$28.8 Thousand out of
$314.9 Million for all rights
211 Disbursements

Top Funders

  1. Sweden $8.8 K
  2. Norway $4.9 K
  3. United States $4.1 K
  4. European Union Institutions $3.8 K
  5. Netherlands $1.6 K
  6. United Kingdom $1.4 K
  7. Finland $1.3 K
  8. Germany $1.2 K
  9. France $624
  10. Spain $565
  11. Switzerland $261
  12. Ireland $177.0 K
  13. Czech Republic $70
  14. Estonia $59.0 K
  15. M = Millions

Foundation Funding by Region

Asia & Pacific

$1,844,519 (2%)
130 Grants (12%)

Caribbean

$253,000 (0%)
5 Grants (0%)

Eastern Europe, Central Asia, & Russia

$1,733,386 (1%)
95 Grants (9%)

Global Programs

$21,452,954 (18%)
85 Grants (8%)

Latin America & Mexico

$6,541,804 (5%)
77 Grants (7%)

Middle East & North Africa

$3,767,594 (3%)
69 Grants (7%)

North America

$76,977,045 (64%)
334 Grants (32%)

Sub-Saharan Africa

$3,309,969 (3%)
130 Grants (12%)

Western Europe

$6,964,880 (6%)
134 Grants (13%)

Region totals include both foundation grants directly to recipients based in the region specified and foundation grants to recipients located in other regions to do work benefiting the region specified. Grants may mention more than one region of benefit and therefore be counted in more than one category.

Foundation Funding by Population

Population totals include foundation funding that could be identified as meant to benefit a specific group. Grants may serve multiple populations and would therefore be counted in more than one category.

Foundation Funding by Strategy

Strategy totals include foundation funding that could be identified as supporting a specific strategy. Grants may employ multiple strategies and would therefore be counted in more than one category.