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 Ubias. 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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Foundation Grants and Resources

Recent News from Ford Foundation

Bugg-Levine Stepping Down At Re-Missioned NFF
Foundation: Ford Foundation

... over management of the organization on an interim basis, effective today. ... Bugg-Levine, who has been recognized in The NonProfit Times'Power ... Most recently, Bugg-Levine was instrumental in...more

Northeast Wisconsin's critical shortage of affordable housing has deep roots and no easy fixes ...
Foundation: Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, McCormick Foundation, Ford Foundation

This story originally appear in the Green Bay Press-Gazette. Microsoft is providing financial support to the Greater Green Bay Community...more

Head Start Bold Leadership Award Bestowed on Alina Vega, MS
Foundation: Ford Foundation

BOLD Head Start Leadership Marks Year of Innovation, Commitment, and Unparalleled Family Support. Los Angeles, Ca. – As Vista Del Mar...more

Windsor accepts grants for COVID-19 vaccines, outreach
Foundation: Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

The DPH grant is for $32,983 and the foundation's grant is $34,962. Both have a duration of four months. “Four part time community health workers...more

Henry Ford and the Ford Foundation: Have the Right Lessons Been Learned?
Foundation: Ford Foundation

Today's Ford Foundation describes itself as working “to reduce poverty and ... and “Funding Futures – Scholarships as Agents of Social...more

McKnight awards $1 million in surprise grants to 10 Minnesota organizations to honor George Floyd
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Bush Foundation, Ford Foundation, McKnight Foundation

Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police sparked unprecedented philanthropy, especially toward groups serving communities of color...more

Philanthropy Funds Market 2021 Trends Forecast Analysis, Global Dynamics By Manufacturers ...
Foundation: Ford Foundation

The report describes the makeup of the global Philanthropy Funds market by segmenting it on the grounds of distinct things like product...more

Global Philanthropy Funds Market Overview, Cost Structure Analysis, Growth Opportunities and ...
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

It focuses on size and framework of global Philanthropy Funds Market sectors to understand the existing structure of several industries. Challenges...more

State grant needed to buy Manchester's last large open space parcel is not in hand as deadline ...
Foundation: Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

Barlow stressed that the land trust will work with the state and always has been willing to cooperate with DEEP,“ but one way or another,” he said,...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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Establishing a Social Enterprise Curriculum

Several British colleges and universities have embraced social entrepreneurship in their curriculum. Pathik Pathak at Southampton have introduced n interdisciplinary module in Social Enterprise, which is open to students of all year groups and across all disciplines.

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