The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and inclusive democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. The vast majority of the grants made by Open Society are to organizations, but we also award a limited number of grants to individuals, primarily through scholarships and fellowships offered across a number of different programs.
CASA de Maryland2017$100,000Description
to support the continued activities of the Campaign for Justice, Safety & Jobs to bring about policing reforms in Baltimore and Maryland
Fundacion para la Justicia y el Estado Democratico de Derecho A.C.2017$100,000Description
to support the Grantee’s criminal justice work, which aim is to transfor the justice sector in Mexico by increasing the effectiveness of criminal justice authorities at investigating homicides and forced disappearances in the country
People for the American Way2017$125,000Description
To support advocacy on judicial and executive nominations
Support a Brazilian grantee to travel to the annual meeting of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) taking place in Vienna on March 13th-17th.
Harm Reduction International2017$71,600Description
to support the participation of 25 delegates/speakers working on key issues related to drug policy reform at the International Harm Reduction Conference (Montreal, May 14-17, 2017). It will also support two specific conference sessions: a plenary session on drug reform and a parallel session on supply side issues.
Instituto Sou da Paz2017$550,000Description
to provide general support
Foundation of Polish Drug Policy Network2017$58,000Description
Institutional support 2017-2018
International Commission of Jurists2017$650,000Description
Upholding the Rule of Law and human rights through judicial and legal reform
Nepal Law Campus2017$24,700Description
Nepal Law Campus 2016-2018: Promoting Clinical Legal Education- Road to Justice
Laboratory for Analyzing Violence of the Rio de Janeiro State University (LAV-UERJ)2017$149,674Description
to support the Grantee’s work in promoting homicide reduction policies in Latin America and the Caribbean. The project will allow the Grantee to offer technical support to different actors working on homicide reduction in the region by producing homicide data, and implementing and evaluating initiatives aimed at reducing homicides in the region