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 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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Twitter - @FordFoundation

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Recent News from Ford Foundation

When Setting Up a Charitable Fund, Think Beyond the Tax Break - Barron's
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, National Philanthropic Trust

The issue isn't the vehicles themselves, but philanthropic apathy. ... “Philanthropy should be the motivation, not tax...more

Philanthropy Funds Market Growth Analysis,Size,Insight,Share And Outlook By 2027 - Vox Bikol
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

Complete study of the global Philanthropy Funds market is carried out by the analysts in this report, taking into consideration key factors...more

Post from Community: Ford Foundation president will feature at capstone 'A Milwaukee for All'
Foundation: Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Ford Foundation

3 for an exchange of ideas focused on reimagining philanthropy for transformational ... helping donors achieve the greatest philanthropic...more

Ford Foundation To Fund 'Informal Workers' Movement - The NonProfit Times
Foundation: Ford Foundation

This funding comes ahead of the 109th session of the International Labour Conference (ILC), where representatives of governments, employers...more

A Brief History of Impact Investing - GOOD
Foundation: Ford Foundation

Collaborative Fund was founded a decade ago with the mission to support and invest in the shared future. Since then, the conversation...more

Ford Foundation approves grant for Hospice of North Central Ohio - Mount Vernon News
Foundation: Ford Foundation

& Ada Ford Foundation in Mansfield, Ohio. The grant will be used to fund the purchase of equipment that will help HNCO initiate a HFCWO...more

The Consulting Firm Billionaires Turn to When They Give Away Money - The New York Times
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Among them were the Center for Effective Philanthropy, ... Bridgespan may not be a household name but its reach in philanthropic circles...more

Philanthropy Funds Market 2021-2025 SWOT Analysis (Impact of COVID-19) with ... - Energy Siren
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

“A compartmentalised and structurally organized research study on the global Philanthropy Funds market aims on unveiling the complexities of...more

Foundations commit billions to fight climate change - Portland Press Herald
Foundation: Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Ford Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

Global warming is an area many think philanthropy has neglected. By ALEX DANIELS of The Chronicle of PhilanthropyChronicle of...more

Juniata to offer lecture by human services expert | News, Sports, Jobs - Altoona Mirror
Foundation: Ford Foundation

The Child Assistance Program was recognized with the Innovations in ... Wulczyn's work has focused on how states respond to children who...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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Jean Case, CEO of the Case Foundation, defines the meaning of social entrepreneurship, and explores the entrepreneurial mindset and approach of social entrepreneurs in dealing with social challenges.

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