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Open Society Institute Top 150 Grantees

Name total 2005 – 2009
1 Media Development Loan Fund, Inc. $15,695,001.00
2 Drug Policy Alliance $12,500,001.00
3 Tides Foundation $11,038,490.00
4 American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. $10,979,901.00
5 The Alliance for Climate Protection $10,000,001.00
6 Trust for Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe $8,522,874.00
7 Indiana University $7,041,542.00
8 Bard College $7,034,744.00
9 Equal Justice Works $6,513,501.00
10 Proteus Fund Inc. $6,440,000.00
11 Economic Policy Institute $6,435,001.00
12 The Revenue Watch Institute (RWI reports 9,200,000 from
Soros)
$6,193,981.00
13 Center for Community Change $5,828,251.00
14 Center for American Progress $5,509,991.00
15 Public Interest Projects $5,201,501.00
16 International Crisis Group $5,025,001.00
17 Fund for the European University at St. Petersburg $5,000,001.00
18 The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City $5,000,001.00
19 William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice Inc. $4,571,001.00
20 The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy $4,281,501.00
21 Ministry of Education Republic of Liberia $4,250,001.00
22 Center on Budget and Policy Priorities $3,778,001.00
23 Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund,
Inc.
$3,755,901.00
24 The Baltic-American Partnership Fund, Inc. $3,698,471.00
25 The Trustees of Columbia University $3,613,795.00
26 People for the American Way Foundation $3,450,301.00
27 New America Foundation $2,931,876.00
28 Justice at Stake $2,564,946.00
29 Equal Justice Society $2,270,001.00
30 The Advancement Project $2,215,001.00
31 National Legal Aid and Defender Association $2,177,001.00
32 Center for New York City Neighborhoods $2,050,001.00
33 New Visions for Public Schools, Inc. $2,000,001.00
34 Center for Public Interest Research $1,867,501.00
35 Institute on Medicine as a Profession, Inc. Columbia
College of Physicians and Surgeons
$1,810,001.00
36 Alliance for Open Society International, Inc. $1,790,834.00
37 Human Rights Watch Inc. $1,712,648.00
38 Demos: A Network for Ideas and Action $1,700,001.00
39 Carnegie Endowment for International Peace $1,680,419.00
40 Community Rights Council $1,550,001.00
41 The Sentencing Project $1,502,501.00
42 Equal Justice Initiative of Alabama $1,500,901.00
43 New York University $1,494,765.00
44 Citizens Planning and Housing Association of Baltimore $1,475,001.00
45 Council of State Governments $1,466,668.00
46 Safe and Sound Baltimore Campaign $1,445,001.00
47 The Central European University $1,418,675.00
48 United States Student Association $1,409,001.00
49 League of Young Voters Education $1,400,001.00
50 National Juvenile Defender Center $1,400,001.00
51 American Bar Association Fund for Justice $1,374,729.00
52 Public Justice Center Inc. $1,322,951.00
53 National Security Archive Fund Inc. $1,306,251.00
54 Vera Institute of Justice $1,303,751.00
55 Alliance for Justice $1,300,001.00
56 Earth Island Institute $1,300,001.00
57 Institute for America’s Future Inc. $1,300,001.00
58 National Partnership for Women and Families Inc. $1,300,001.00
59 National Women’s Law Center $1,300,001.00
60 Center for Democracy and Technology $1,300,000.00
61 Epidavros Project Inc. $1,250,001.00
62 Center for Investigative Reporting Inc. $1,226,000.00
63 National Urban Reconstruction and Housing Agency (S.
Africa)
$1,193,524.00
64 National Senior Citizens Law Center $1,170,001.00
65 Common Cause Education Fund $1,152,500.00
66 National Council of La Raza $1,147,670.00
67 Legal Action Center of the City of New York Inc. $1,145,001.00
68 Fund for Educational Excellence $1,118,501.00
69 Soros Foundation – Kyrgyzstan $1,118,252.00
70 National Resources Defense Council $1,114,102.00
71 Families Against Mandatory Minimums $1,100,001.00
72 Center for Constitutional Rights $1,071,000.00
73 Free Press (Northampton, MA) $1,060,001.00
74 Southern Center for Human Rights $1,045,001.00
75 The Center for Reproductive Rights, Inc. $1,040,001.00
76 Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law $1,038,001.00
77 Climate Policy Initiative Inc. $1,000,001.00
78 Link Media Inc. $1,000,001.00
79 Media Access Project $1,000,001.00
80 ProgressiveStates Network $1,000,001.00
81 Project Vote $1,000,001.00
82 The New York Times Neediest Cases $1,000,001.00
83 Trustees of Phelps Stokes Fund $1,000,001.00
84 NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc. $950,001.00
85 Immigrant Legal Resource Center $932,501.00
86 Johns Hopkins University $929,191.00
87 Georgetown University $912,893.00
88 Catholic Legal Immigration Network $905,001.00
89 American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Inc. $904,951.00
90 Union of Concerned Scientists $900,001.00
91 National Center for State Courts $893,469.00
92 National Immigration Law Center $880,001.00
93 Government Accountability Project $850,000.00
94 Amnesty International, USA $844,239.00
95 Movement Strategy Center $800,001.00
96 Drum Major Institute $779,501.00
97 Washington Office on Latin America $760,151.00
98 President and Fellows of Harvard College $758,681.00
99 Center for Economic and Policy Research $750,001.00
100 Center for Policy Alternatives $750,001.00
101 Focus Project $750,000.00
102 New Orleans Coalition on Open Governance $700,001.00
103 Research Foundation of the City University  $700,001.00
104 The Campaign for Youth Justice $700,001.00
105 The Carter Center $700,001.00
106 Asian American Justice Center Inc. $687,501.00
107 Job Opportunity Task Force Inc. (Baltimore) $685,001.00
108 Ohio State Univ. Kirwan Institute $675,001.00
109 Civic Engagement Fund Inc. ???? $650,001.00
110 Strategic Concepts in Organizing and Policy
Education 
$650,001.00
111 Society of American Law Teachers $635,201.00
112 Pacific News Service $635,001.00
113 National Immigration Forum $625,001.00
114 The Institute (Wash. DC) $618,501.00
115 Center for Global Development $595,001.00
116 Heartland Groups of NIJC $585,001.00
117 Prisoners Legal News $583,301.00
118 Baltimore HealthCare Access Inc. $580,301.00
119 University of California (inclusive) $580,001.00
120 American Institute for Social Justice $550,001.00
121 Earthjustice $550,001.00
122 Interfaith Education Fund $550,001.00
123 American Prospect $525,001.00
124 Living Cities Inc. (Nat. Comm. Development) $500,001.00
125 Microfinance Management Institute $500,001.00
126 National Consumer Law Center Inc. $500,001.00
127 The Correctional Association of New York $487,501.00
128 The Constitution Project $481,729.00
129 Sundance Institute $475,001.00
130 The International Center in New York Inc. $464,928.00
131 Rights Working Group $460,001.00
132 American Library Association $455,650.00
133 Magyar Soros Alapitvany $450,001.00
134 Arkansas Department of Human Services (!) $440,001.00
135 Harm Reducation Coalition $413,521.00
136 International Center for Transitional Justice $406,471.00
137 Campaign for Youth Justice $400,001.00
138 Center for Independent Media $350,001.00
139 Center for Responsible Lending $350,001.00
140 Sound Portraits Productions $350,001.00
141 Calvert Social Investment Foundation $333,001.00
142 Capital Litigation Communications Project $330,001.00
143 Public Campaign $325,001.00
144 Due Process Law Foundation $321,001.00
145 Center for Progressive Leadership $300,001.00
146 Project on Government Oversight $300,001.00
147 University of Wisconsin $300,001.00
148 Res Publica Inc $290,001.00
149 Open Society Institute Budapest Foundation $256,879.00
150 The Sunlight Foundation $250,001.00
151 Associated Jewish Charities of Baltimore $200,001.00
152 Muslim Advocates $200,001.00
153 George Mason University $176,499.00
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