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

Foundation Grants and Resources


Recent News from Ford Foundation


Five local health organizations receive grants - The Daily Star

Five local organizations received year-end grants from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation that will allow them to expand programs and...more

New funding coming to SC organizations aims to broaden Lowcountry narratives - Post and Courier
Foundation: Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, Ford Foundation

The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation has named a new group of grant recipients ... Three of the grants will fund South Carolina...more

Philanthropy Funds Market Worldwide Opportunities with Geographical Forecast to 2026 – J ...
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

Philanthropy Funds market report is designed with an aim to enable the market participants to respond to the opportunities and fight back...more

Franklin Thomas's Legacy at the Ford Foundation Permeates Philanthropy Today
Foundation: Ford Foundation

As the first leader of color to head a major philanthropy, Thomas averted the foundation's financial dissolution, looked out for...more

Philanthropy Funds: Market By New Business Developments, Innovations, Forecast To 2026 ...
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

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Philanthropy Funds Market Size 2021-2028 By Types, Applications and Top Key Players ...
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

The Philanthropy Funds market report is a perfect foundation for people looking out for a comprehensive study and analysis of the...more

CFMT Awards Funds to More Than 30 Local Charities - Rutherford Source
Foundation: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (CFMT), a charitable ... announces $2664888 in grants to 439 local nonprofit organizations as part...more

Philanthropy Funds Market Segmentation Analysis, Key Strategic Developments by - Energy Siren
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

Paul Getty Trust, Stichting INGKA Foundation, etc. “ Philanthropy Funds market research report aims to solve industry participant's business...more

Ford Foundation, MoMA to Launch Scholars in Residence Program - ARTnews.com
Foundation: Ford Foundation

The museum is currently seeking nominations on its website. The new MoMA program was formed by way of a grant from the Ford Foundation, although...more

Climate Watch: Environmental degradation contributing to insecurity, says UN | TheCable
Foundation: Ford Foundation

Climate Watch aims to ensure you never miss important stories on climate ... fuels and so they need to find solutions through innovative...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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