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


Kellogg's a major donor to Soros, far-Left
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Open Society Institute, California Endowment, Ford Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Tides Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, Open Society Foundations

“Examples of such funding include a direct grant to George Soros's Open Society Institute, which received $200,000 from the Foundation to...more

Kellogg Foundation's Director of Racial Equity Wanted Castro to 'Rest in Power'
Foundation: Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Ford Foundation, Tides Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

Besides the Soros grants, for instance, there are two 2006 grants from the infamous Tides Foundation totaling $72,106; a Ford Foundation grant...more

Hey, Breitbart: Get a Clue About the WK Kellogg Foundation
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

(Just like the Ford Foundation is not the philanthropic arm of the Ford Motor Company.) The Kellogg Company does have a philanthropic arm,...more

10 Great Social Innovation Reads: Nov 2016
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation

The 10 best reads in the world of nonprofits, philanthropy and social change in...more

Vernon School System Gets $300K-Plus Grant for Family Programs
Foundation: Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

VERNON, CT — The Vernon public school system is getting a grant valued at ... “It was more focused on each individual child and how the transition...more

Vernon schools get $377K grant to engage families
Foundation: Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving last week announced the ... the foundation's grant, schools will be able to build on these pre-existing...more

$7 Million in Native Grants From Ford Foundation
Foundation: Ford Foundation

Ford Foundation has bestowed seven million dollars to Native American communities and organizations. The grant money is split between several groups, but there is a common cause. The belief behind...more

NY1 profiles Darren Walker and his move from Wall Street to philanthropy / Ford Foundation
Foundation: Ford Foundation

... since he's the president of the second-biggest philanthropic organization in ... "I actually never sought a career in philanthropy," said Darren...more

Community philanthropy: a brave new model for development funding?
Foundation: Ford Foundation

Involving local people in philanthropic projects makes communities ... Community foundations have been part of the fabric of philanthropy in...more

Vernon Public Schools Awarded $377624 Grant
Foundation: Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded a one-year, $377,624 grant to the Vernon school district to develop a district-wide plan...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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