Think tank

Open Society Foundations

OSF

New York City, NY, United States

The Open Society Foundations is private funder of independent groups working for justice, democratic governance, and human rights in more than 120 countries, providing thousands of grants every year through a network of national and regional foundations and offices. They support a diverse array of independent voices and independent organizations around the world—the civil society that provides a creative and dynamic link between the governing and the governed. They specially focus on supporting those who face discrimination for who they are, such as Europe’s Roma people, and for those who find themselves pushed to the margins of mainstream society—such as drug users, prisoners, or sex workers.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/

Address:
224 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019 U.S.A.

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
120 countries around the world
Operating languages
English , French , Spanish

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1993
Age (years)
Open Society Foundations
 28
United States average
 38
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: George Soros
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Greg Taylor
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Patrick Gaspard
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Patrick Gaspard
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Open Society Foundations
 800
United States average
 72
Global average
 121

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Open Society Foundations
 25
United States average
 271
Global average
 6,710
Financials
2020
Open Society Foundations
 $1,209
United States average
 $39,937,649
Global average
 $43,166,416
2019
Open Society Foundations
 $1,084
2018
Open Society Foundations
 $1,200,000

Social

Likes (2021)
Open Society Foundations
1,766,535 
United States average
 86,715
Global average
 31,343
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Open Society Foundations
 592,365
United States average
 46,908
Global average
 18,358

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Boundary organization (find out more): Yes
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Imported
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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