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 Ubińas. 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.
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Gradian Health Systems, which pioneered theĀ CE-marked Universal Anaesthesia Machine to bring general anaesthesia in underserved communities around the world on patients of any age,Ā is a Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) solely owned by a New York City-based private foundation, theĀ Nick Simons Foundation.