The Ford Foundation (NY)



The Ford Foundation was founded on January 15, 1936 by the son of the founder of the Ford Motor Company, Edsel Ford.

During its early years, the foundation led by the Ford family members operated in Michigan. The foundation aimed to allocate resources for scientific, educational, and charitable purposes, all for the welfare of the public.

Today, the Ford Foundation is led by its 10th president, Darren Walker. They remain committed to advancing human welfare. The headquarters of the foundation is in New York City which supports all 50 states, and 10 regional offices worldwide which supports over 50 countries.

Their program continues to serve public welfare through strengthening democratic values, reducing poverty and injustice, and promoting international cooperation and advancing human achievement.

Web Address

www.fordfound.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @FordFoundation

Foundation Grants and Resources





    

Recent News from Ford Foundation


The Gift
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Rasmuson Foundation, Surdna Foundation, Ford Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, William Penn Foundation, Irvine Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies

When Detroit's historic North End was being ravaged by blight, Patrick Bouchain and Jean Louis Farges decided to turn a abandoned warehouse into a community library. But instead of accepting a...more

A Global View of Education and Climate Change
Foundation: Ford Foundation

When Detroit's historic North End was being ravaged by blight, Patrick Bouchain and Jean Louis Farges decided to turn a abandoned warehouse into a community library. But instead of accepting a...more

Curating change: How BIPOC-led arts organizations are reshaping the future of art - Ford Foundation
Foundation: Ford Foundation

When Detroit's historic North End was being ravaged by blight, Patrick Bouchain and Jean Louis Farges decided to turn a abandoned warehouse into a community library. But instead of accepting a...more

NGOs Call for Creation of National Philanthropic Policy, Association - THISDAYLIVE
Foundation: Ford Foundation

When Detroit's historic North End was being ravaged by blight, Patrick Bouchain and Jean Louis Farges decided to turn a abandoned warehouse into a community library. But instead of accepting a...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

Philanthropy in America Is Broken
Foundation: Ford Foundation

The world's richest people are giving away more than ever before, according to a new survey that finds the world's richest people are giving away twice as much as it was in the early 20th...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

Ta-Nehisi Coates spearheads new fund combatting sexual violence - Waco Tribune-Herald
Foundation: Ford Foundation

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

Ta-Nehisi Coates spearheads new fund combatting sexual violence | Nation/World
Foundation: Ford Foundation

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

Ta-Nehisi Coates spearheads new fund combatting sexual violence - CityNews Toronto
Foundation: Ford Foundation

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

Illustrative Grants from Ford Foundation



Center for Teaching Quality Inc.-$199,500

Center for Studies of the State and Society-$493,706

Center for Studies of the State and Society-$150,000

Center for Rural Strategies Inc.-$400,000

Rick KNIEF-$70,000

Njabulo Simakahle Ndebele-$139,500

A Better Balance-$100,000

Accion Latina-$25,000

Acorn Housing Corporation-$200,000

Action Canada for Population and Development-$325,000



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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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