Justice Initiative and Syrian Archive Expose New Information on Syria’s Chemical Weapons Program
October 19, 2020 13:18 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, Oct. 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After two years of investigations, the Open Society Justice Initiative and the human rights group Syrian Archive have compiled the most comprehensive...
Open Society Foundations’ response to comments by President Bukele
September 25, 2020 21:53 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, Sept. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- We were surprised by President Nayib Bukele’s references to the Open Society Foundations’ work in El Salvador in his press conference on September 24,...
Open Society Foundations Announce 2020 Soros Arts Fellows
July 14, 2020 10:55 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, July 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Open Society Foundations today announced the 2020 cohort of the Soros Arts Fellowship, including 10 artists, curators, cultural organizers, and...
Open Society Foundations announce $220 million to support organizations and leaders building power in Black communities across the U.S.
July 13, 2020 05:12 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, July 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To support this nation’s historic movement towards racial justice, the Open Society Foundations today is announcing investments totaling $220 million in...
Open Society Foundations Invest $100 Million in Bard College: Strengthening the Global Network
July 01, 2020 10:45 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, July 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Open Society Foundations announce $100 million in funding for Bard College to support and extend its commitment to innovative higher education...
Open Society Condemns Supreme Court Ruling that Denies First Amendment Rights and Hurts Fight against HIV/AIDS
June 29, 2020 14:44 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, June 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a blow to free speech and public health, Alliance for Open Society International condemns the U.S. government’s Anti-Prostitution Pledge as it applies...
Funders join forces to advance a global economy that works for people and the planet.
June 29, 2020 12:04 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, NY, June 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new fund to advance fair global economic responses to COVID-19 launched today. The Response and Vision Fund, an initiative of a newly formed donor...
Open Society Foundations Aids People Hardest Hit by COVID-19 Pandemic
April 16, 2020 13:33 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, April 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Open Society Foundations will give more than $130 million to combat the ravages of COVID-19 around the globe, with a focus on providing immediate...
Open Society-U.S. Announces New Director of U.S. Advocacy
February 03, 2020 17:12 ET | Open Society Foundations
Washington, D.C., Feb. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Open Society Foundations are pleased to announce the appointment of Micaela Fernandez Allen as director of U.S. Advocacy in the Washington,...
Four private foundations announce $20 million initiative to strengthen women’s funding organizations around the world
November 20, 2019 08:37 ET | Open Society Foundations
New York, Nov. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Four private U.S. foundations announced today that they are providing at least $20 million in a combined effort to strengthen women’s funds—organizations...