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 Ubiñas. 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.
Support comes from the Miami-based John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the New York-based Ford Foundation and the Detroit-based Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. The local foundation...more
The grants are from five foundations: $150,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; $250,000 from the Ford Foundation; $200,000 from The Kresge Foundation; $250,000 from The Speedwell Foundation;...more
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The grants are from five foundations: $150,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, $250,000 from the Ford Foundation, $200,000 from The Kresge Foundation, $250,000 from The Speedwell Foundation and...more
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