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 Michgan. 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 9th president, Luis Ubiņas. They remain commited 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 RSS Feeds

News - www.fordfoundation.org/feeds/newsroom

Assets

$10,344,933,000 - 2011-09-30
$13,798,807,066 - 2007-09-30


Giving

$526,034,000 - 2011-09-30
$583,915,463 - 2007-09-30


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from Ford Foundation


Director, Mission Investing
Foundation: Ford Foundation

The overall goal of the new Mission Investing (MI) program is to deliver significant mission impacts over the long-term and advance the...more

Philanthropy 50: biggest private givers in 2016
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Packard Foundation, Ford Foundation

John McLeod, co-founder of the JBWere Philanthropic Services division and author of the Philanthropy 50 list, suspects it is only a matter of...more

Ford Foundation Supports GenForward Survey on Young Americans' Perceptions of Trump
Foundation: Ford Foundation

Amid a mood of global distrust toward institutions, philanthropic foundations must prioritize winning public confidence, including by...more

MCF Launches Minnesota Impact Investing Collaborative
Foundation: Otto Bremer Foundation, Surdna Foundation , Ford Foundation

MCF Launches Minnesota Impact Investing Collaborative ... Study Finds; February 20, 2017 ImpactAssets 50 Highlights Impact Investment...more

Lafayette Oxford Foundation for Tomorrow (LOFT) accepting applications for nonprofit grant awards

On Thursday, Aug. 17, Lafayette Oxford Foundation for Tomorrow (LOFT) will host the 2nd annual “Night for Nonprofits” event at the Powerhouse...more

Privacy as a Philanthropic Pillar
Foundation: Ford Foundation

Having lived on a stage for most of his life, perhaps he simply wanted to protect the sincerity of his philanthropy by acting without the weight of...more

The Ford Foundation Just Made A Billion Dollar Bet On Impact Investing
Foundation: Ford Foundation

The Ford Foundation Just Made A Billion Dollar Bet On Impact Investing. Besides giving grants, the foundation now wants to make sure its...more

Southern Bank Foundation, EE Ford Foundation award $50000 grants to The Oakwood School
Foundation: Ford Foundation

The Oakwood School recently announced that the Southern Bank Foundation has presented a $50,000 grant to the school in support of its...more

Ford Foundation Sends Message to Those Still on Impact Investing Fence
Foundation: Ford Foundation

Ford Foundation Sends Message to Those Still on Impact Investing Fence: A ... James Militzer: How important is it for impact investing to tap into major .... the Off-grid Energy Industry Needs Impact...more

Ford Foundation Is an Unlikely Convert to 'Impact' Investing
Foundation: Ford Foundation

Peter A. Nadosy, left, chairman of the Ford Foundation's investment committee, with Darren Walker, president of the foundation, on Thursday at...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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