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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.

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www.fordfound.org

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Recent News from Ford Foundation


Hazelden Betty Ford receives $8M donation, a record gift for the Minnesota nonprofit
Foundation: Ford Foundation

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Philanthropy Funds Market Size, Development Data, Growth Analysis & Forecast 2022 to 2028
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

The current status of the Philanthropy Funds market is also well discussed in the report along with the forecast market analysis till 2030. The...more

Colour Of Music Festival Awarded Grant As Southern Cultural Treasure By South Arts
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, Ford Foundation

... with additional support from the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, the Infusion...more

NPOs To Benefit From Apple Suit Alleging Spyware Attack - The NonProfit Times
Foundation: Ford Foundation

Embroiled in a lawsuit against an Israeli spyware company, Apple has made a $10 million grant to the Ford Foundation's Dignity and Justice...more

Just a Third of Museums Are Investing Their Endowments in Socially Responsible Ways, a ...
Foundation: Ford Foundation

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True Colors Theatre, Ballethnic Dance get South Arts' Southern Treasures grants
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, Ford Foundation

“The grant will enable us to add artistic capacity to support our new play ... Southern Cultural Treasures is supported by the Ford...more

Global Research on Philanthropy Funds Market With Carnegie Foundation for ... - The Nelson Post
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

The Global Philanthropy Funds market explores a comprehensive study on various segments like opportunities, size, development, innovation, sales,...more

Philanthropy Funds Market Predicts Favorable Growth during 2022 – 2028 - High Timber Times
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

The research study discusses the global Philanthropy Funds market's industry segmentation, business climate, up-and-coming companies,...more

Philanthropy Funds Professional Market Comprehensive Insights 2022-2028 - The Short Pass
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

The report analysts have incorporated global research approach and rigorous methodologies to provide a strong Philanthropy Funds Professional...more

Philanthropy Funds Market Impressive Gains including key players Smithsonian ... - mbu timeline
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

Philanthropy Funds Market Impressive Gains including key players Smithsonian Institution, Wellcome Trust, Carnegie Foundation for...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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