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 RSS Feeds

News - www.fordfoundation.org/feeds/newsroom

Assets

$10,344,933,000 - 2011-09-30
$13,798,807,066 - 2007-09-30


Giving

$526,034,000 - 2011-09-30
$583,915,463 - 2007-09-30


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from Ford Foundation


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This week we speak to Darren Walker, the president of the Ford Foundation and co-founder of the US Impact Investing Alliance. Economist...more

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' Philanthropy Funds Market forecast report now available with Market Study Report encompasses an exhaustive study of this business space...more

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Global Philanthropy Funds Market report is a well-researched and detailed account of all major developments that collectively influence a...more

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The Global Philanthropy Funds Market report is a unique reference guide intended to identify and highlight key developments concurrently...more

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The latest report on ' Philanthropy Funds market' as Added by Market Study Report, LLC, offers comprehensive details on industry size,...more

Community News For The East Hartford Edition
Foundation: Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

Through TPF, philanthropy is a path to grant-making for organizations serving the community and a portal through which Connecticut's...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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Social Enterprise Crafts Sweet Design

Florence Norman founded Sweet Cavanagh, an award-winning peer-led aftercare social enterprise based in Notting Hill. The company hires women and trains them how to make and design jewelry. However, these women are in the process of recovering from eating disorders and addictions.


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