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


Ex-Clinton Foundation CEO Signs on With Eric and Wendy Schmidt Group
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, Ford Foundation

Betsy Constantine, vice president for giving strategies at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, was promoted to executive vice...more

Who's Giving to Protect Journalists in the Age of Trump?
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Ford Foundation, Overbrook Foundation

Yet, the philanthropy of eBay founder Omidyar was nine times larger than what nearly 2,000 individual donors gave collectively over the past...more

Program Officer (Ford Foundation)
Foundation: Ford Foundation

... civic institutions, advocacy groups, and organizing networks, and works closely with elected officials, business leaders, and philanthropic...more

The John A. Hartford Foundation Announces Hiring of George Suttles as Program Officer
Foundation: John A. Hartford Foundation

Before joining the Foundation, he was a Senior Philanthropic Relationship ... Studies from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of...more

Kellogg Foundation Made Huge Grants to John Podesta's Center for American Progress
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Wyss Foundation, Ford Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation gave nearly two million dollars to the John Podesta-founded Center for American Progress and a closely...more

Seniors Job Bank Gets Financial Boost
Foundation: Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

The grant is from the Stanley D. and Hinda N. Fisher Fund at Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the community foundation for Hartford and...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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