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.

Web Address

www.soros.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @opensociety

Facebook - www.facebook.com/OpenSocietyFoundations

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Recent News from Open Society Foundations


Activist to Foundation Leader: Jpb'S Deepak Bhargava to Deliver 'Lightning Bolt' to Philanthropy
Foundation: Open Society Foundations

The billionaire philanthropist married to Bernie Madoff's ex-wife is stepping down as president of the multi-billion-dollar JPB Foundation. Barbara Picower, who agreed to pay more than $7 billion...more

Open Society Foundations' Soros Economic Development Fund
Foundation: Open Society Foundations, Sea Change Foundation

One of the world's biggest philanthropists is putting his money where his mouth is. George Soros has committed $25 million to Allied Climate Partners, a public-private partnership that aims to...more

Open Society Foundations' Soros Economic Development Fund Commits $25 Million to ...
Foundation: Open Society Foundations

One of the world's biggest philanthropists is putting his money where his mouth is. George Soros has committed $25 million to Allied Climate Partners, a public-private partnership that aims to...more

Philanthropy Funds Market Quantitative &Amp; Qualitative Analysis |Smithsonian Institution ...
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

This report researches the worldwide Philanthropy Funds market size (value, capacity, production and consumption) in key regions like North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (China, Japan) and other...more

Martin Peretz on George Soros and His Philanthropy - Capital Research Center
Foundation: Open Society Foundations

This report researches the worldwide Philanthropy Funds market size (value, capacity, production and consumption) in key regions like North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (China, Japan) and other...more

Why Philanthropists Should Become Heretics
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Open Society Foundations

Bill Gates has promised to give away 99% of his personal fortune$45 billion, to be exactby the time he's 80. In an interview with the New York Times, the Microsoft co-founder says he's "surprised...more

Philanthropy and Multilateralism: Are Legitimacy and Performance Possible in a Chaotic Age?
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Open Society Foundations

Mark Malloch-Brown, former deputy secretary-general of the United Nations and current head of George Soros' Open Society Foundation, delivered the commencement address at the World Bank's annual...more

Philanthropy Funds Market Is Thriving Worldwide
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

This report researches the worldwide Philanthropy Funds market size (value, capacity, production and consumption) in key regions like North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (China, Japan) and other...more

Groups behind Israel-bashing protests backing Hamas attacks got $15M-plus from Soros
Foundation: Open Society Foundations

A Post examination of Open Society Foundations records shows Soros' grant ... grants sponsored an Oct. 20 protest in Manhattan, where...more

Your Daily Phil: Hillel Launches Talmud-Inspired Mental Health Fellowship
Foundation: Open Society Foundations

Elon Musk is threatening to sue the Anti-Defamation League over what he says is the organization's "highly toxic, anti-Semitic campaign," but the ADL is dismissing the threat as "frivolous." In a...more



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Philanthropy: Fortifying American Democracy


Robert Gallucci, President, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, writes that philanthropy should at least bolster America’s democracy.




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