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

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Recent News from Ford Foundation


The Foundation of American Folly
Foundation: Ford Foundation

The Ford Foundation, one of the five largest philanthropists in the US, has come under fire in the past for its support of far-left groups. Now, however, it's back in the news for another reason:...more

Video: Detroit Icons Honored Ahead of Michigan Central Station Re-Opening Concert
Foundation: Ford Foundation

Detroit's newly reopened Michigan Central Station was feted with a star-studded concert last night by Patti Smith, Jack White, The Clark Sisters, Kierra Sheard, Illa J, and Slum Village, WXYZ...more

First-Ever Connecticut Service Symposium Held at University of Hartford in West Hartford
Foundation: Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford

Detroit's newly reopened Michigan Central Station was feted with a star-studded concert last night by Patti Smith, Jack White, The Clark Sisters, Kierra Sheard, Illa J, and Slum Village, WXYZ...more

How Can Grantmakers Support Artists of Color?
Foundation: Surdna Foundation, Ford Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation

The Ford Foundation has donated $116 million to support artists and arts organizations of color in the US, the New York Times reports. That's more than double the $50 million the foundation...more

Guilford Porchfest 2024 Announcement
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

The town of Guilford, Conn., is planning to hold its first-ever " Porchfest" in 2024, the New Haven Register reports. According to the Guilford Foundation, which is organizing the event, it will...more

The Left'S Nonprofit Journalism Empire: Big Philanthropy'S Play
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation

The MacArthur Foundation, known for its "genius grants" to left-wing activists, has announced a $500 million philanthropic push to boost local journalism. The push, called "Press Forward," aims...more

N.D. first lady: 'Never give up hope for recovery' - UND Today
Foundation: Ford Foundation

The MacArthur Foundation, known for its "genius grants" to left-wing activists, has announced a $500 million philanthropic push to boost local journalism. The push, called "Press Forward," aims...more

Olwethu Sizani
Foundation: Ford Foundation

A Ford Foundation employee in South Africa is getting a lot of attention this week after she tweeted a photo of herself holding a sign that read, "I am a child molester," the Guardian...more

New Inclusive Creative Economy Strategy to Demonstrate That the U.S. Creative ...
Foundation: Marguerite Casey Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Skoll Foundation, Target Foundation, Ford Foundation, Philadelphia Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

"The US creative economy was most recently valued at over $1 trillion by the National Endowment for the Arts," per a press release, "even before considering film, fashion, video games, beauty, food,...more

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

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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