Open Society Foundations

The Open Society Foundations was established in 1979 by George Soros to help countries make the transition from communism.

The mission of the foundation is to work to build vibrant and tolerant society whose governments are accountable and open to the participation of the people. They seek to strengthen the rule of law, to shape public policies, to implement innitiatives, and to build alliances across borders and continents.

Working in various parts of the worl, the foundation places high priority on protecting and improving lives of people in marginalized communities.

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Recent News from Open Society Foundations

Philanthropy for “Citizens of the World”: Community Foundations - Capital Research Center
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation, Ford Foundation, Open Society Foundations

Nor does it suggest that there's something inherently wrong with community foundations as a philanthropic vehicle. What it does reveal is how thoroughly...more

George Soros Is Making Changes At His Foundation While He Still Can | Forbes India
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Open Society Foundations

The sprawling foundation Soros has funded for decades wants to refocus ... what were called “tie-off grants,” a final year or so of funding...more

George Soros Is Making Changes at His Foundation While He Still Can - The New York Times
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Open Society Foundations

Mr. Malloch-Brown says the transformation will put the philanthropy, ... The plan is to concentrate bigger philanthropic bets at the global...more

Inside luxe American lives of children of deposed Afghan president Ghani - New York Post
Foundation: Open Society Foundations

Today, such scholarships are worth $90,000, according to the foundation's web site. Nine years later, Tarek received the same scholarship to pursue a Ph.D at...more

Obama Foundation reveals $830 million needed to build, operate Center in first year
Foundation: Open Society Foundations

Grants. The Obama Foundation gives grants to other foundations in Chicago and across the U.S.. In Chicago, the biggest contributions were $100,000...more

Nonprofits in the Biden Administration: Foundations and Philanthropy
Foundation: Gill Foundation, Ford Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Open Society Foundations, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Big Philanthropy. Numerous other Biden administration officials have come via the philanthropic world, including some from prominent...more

Soros-led acquisition of diagnosis test firm sees switch to social enterprise model
Foundation: Open Society Foundations

The consortium bought the UK-based company for £30m. It is led by the Soros Economic Development Fund (SEDF), the impact investing arm of...more

Mologic becomes social enterprise following philanthropic acquisition
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Open Society Foundations

The members of GAH will invest at least £30 million in this deal. The transaction is important in that it transitions a for-profit company into a...more

Philanthropy Funds Market Research Report 2021 Elaborate Analysis With Growth Forecast To ...
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

Philanthropic foundation, non-profit non-governmental organization, with assets contributed by donors and managed by its own officials and...more

Philanthropy Funds Market Application, Drive System, Structure, Model, Type, Product and Region ...
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

The investigation on Philanthropy Funds market encapsulates the workings of this business sphere along with its growth matrix during the study...more

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