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 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.


Web Address

www.fordfound.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @FordFoundation

Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from Ford Foundation


Bill Gates, the Virus and the Quest to Vaccinate the World
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation

By September, the foundation had doubled its commitment. ... So far, it has pulled in only $3.6 billion in funding for research, manufacturing...more

Why Every Nonprofit Should Seek Foundation Funding in 2021
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Ford Foundation

Two-thirds of foundations have softened or removed restrictions on existing grants in response to the pandemic, according to a new report by the...more

Philanthropy Funds Market to Boom in near Future by 2026 Scrutinized in New Research with Key ...
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

A recently introduced Global Philanthropy Funds Market report includes factors such as size, growth, share, industry trends and project its growth...more

Hartford Foundation announces landmark $2.5M grant initiative aimed at empowering Black, Latinx ...
Foundation: Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

... Prosperity Foundation, a philanthropic organization with Black leadership, ... It was motivated to fund the grant initiative in order to live up to its mission, which is to put philanthropy to...more

Comprehensive Report on Philanthropy Funds Market 2020 | Size, Growth, Demand, Opportunities ...
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

“Philanthropy Funds Market is growing at a High CAGR during the forecast period 2020-2026. The increasing interest of the individuals in this...more

Commentary: Where have all the arts critics gone?
Foundation: Ford Foundation

They have studied at the many masters programs in arts journalism and art criticism that exist at universities across the country (full disclosure: I...more

Philanthropy Funds Market – Trends Assessment by 2031
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

The Global Philanthropy Funds for Covid-19 2020 Market Research Report Is a skilled and in-depth study on the present state of Philanthropy...more

The final report will add the analysis of the Impact of Covid-19 on Philanthropy Funds Market.
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

Philanthropy Funds involve charitable giving to worthy causes on a large scale. Philanthropy must be more than just a charitable donation. It is an...more

Subject: A Spike in Generosity Aids Big Nonprofits
Foundation: Proteus Fund, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

And that's how philanthropy can be useful.” Another idea from Sandy that has gained traction: giving cash to the needy. For example, the grant...more

Call For Letters Of Interest Issued For Community Project Funding In Glastonbury
Foundation: Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is the community foundation for Hartford and 28 surrounding communities. Made possible by the gifts...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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