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 Ubias. 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

Social Media Links

Twitter - @FordFoundation

Foundation Grants and Resources

Recent News from Ford Foundation

Pittsburgh's Heinz Endowments to dole out $10M to Western Pa.'s Black arts, cultural groups
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Heinz Endowments

The Heinz Endowments — a grant-making giant headquartered in Downtown Pittsburgh that doles out money to support nonprofits and...more

New Mexico artist gets grant to tell story of border life through music
Foundation: Ford Foundation

She is one of 27 artists or organizations getting grants from the Ford Foundation and the National Association of Latinos Arts and Cultures...more

Collaborating for Social Change in Pop Culture Content
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation, Unbound Philanthropy, Unbound Philanthropy

This lack of cohesion inspired philanthropic organizations the Nathan Cummings Foundation, Unbound Philanthropy, the Ford Foundation, and...more

Heinz Endowments Announces $10 Million For Black Arts In Pittsburgh Area
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Heinz Endowments, Pittsburgh Foundation

The program is part of a Ford Foundation initiative infusing $156 million into Black, Latinx, Asian and Indigenous arts organizations across the...more

After the Forum: How Do We Ensure Results from #GenerationEquality?
Foundation: Ford Foundation

Data2X aims to work not just with philanthropic organizations but with ... in such a short time period shows the power of feminist philanthropy. We...more

Philanthropy Funds Market Research Report 2021 Elaborate Analysis With Growth Forecast To ...
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

Philanthropic foundation, non-profit non-governmental organization, with assets contributed by donors and managed by its own officials and...more

Philanthropies eagerly back ex-UNC professor Hannah-Jones
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Ford Foundation

It's a large gift for journalism, and one that points to a growing philanthropic ... “And one of the things philanthropy can do is, support institutions,...more

Baltimore native Ta-Nehisi Coates to join Howard University as writer-in-residence
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Knight Foundation, Ford Foundation

... and innovative faculty at the Cathy Hughes School of Communications and the brilliant students it draws,” said Hannah-Jones in a written...more

Philanthropy Funds Market Application, Drive System, Structure, Model, Type, Product and Region ...
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

The investigation on Philanthropy Funds market encapsulates the workings of this business sphere along with its growth matrix during the study...more

July Reading Liberally- From Generosity to Justice
Foundation: Ford Foundation

The criticisms include that philanthropic foundations have become ... of the Ford Foundation, a $14 billion international social justice...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

Social Enterprise Network Sites

Social Entrepreneurship

Is Corporate Philanthropy Dead?

Senay Ataselim-Yilmaz, Chief Operating Officer, Turkish Philanthropy Funds, writes that philanthropy often solves the very problems that stems from market failure. Some social issues, however,  cannot be tackled by questioning the return on investment.

Social Services Jobs

  Foundation Related Jobs
  Fundraising & Development Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs
  Social Services Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs

Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs

Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2008-2021 Copyright Michael Saunders