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


East Windsor Seeks Advisory Committee For Grant-Making Program
Foundation: Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

East Windsor is looking at a brighter future in the coming years, thanks to the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, which has awarded the...more

CRT's 2020 National Arts Show Accepting Submissions thru Feb. 7
Foundation: Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

For nearly 30 years, the Community Renewal Team (CRT) has hosted an annual National Arts Program® (NAP), providing an opportunity for all...more

Pro and amateur artists of all ages in Hartford, Middlesex counties invited to enter National Arts ...
Foundation: Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

The 29th annual National Arts Program Show is accepting submissions of artworks from both professional and nonprofessional artists of all ages...more

UA Department of Poultry Science Receives Funding from USPOULTRY Foundation
Foundation: Ford Foundation

The U of A Department of Poultry Science recently received a grant in the amount of $33,309.00 from the USPOULTRY Harold E. Ford...more

Volunteers needed for annual homeless ceusus
Foundation: Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

... Fairfield County's Community Foundation, Farmington Bank Community Foundation, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, and Melville...more

Ellington Community Fund Seeks Advisory Committee Nominees
Foundation: Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

Advisory committee will identify community needs and design a grant-making process to ensure greatest impact for benefit of town...more

Nonprofit Organizations Are Focus of Workshops on 2020 Census
Foundation: Connecticut Community Foundation, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy is a statewide association of ... Connecticut's nonprofits and philanthropic organizations have a special...more

Longtime director of Hartford immigrant resource center receives national 'I Love My Librarian' award
Foundation: Carnegie Corporation of New York, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

Naficy recalled starting out with just one part-timer in 2000, when the program started out with a five-year grant from the Hartford Foundation for...more

Delivering Climate Finance at the Local Level: The Dema Fund
Foundation: Ford Foundation

The fund manages almost US$6 million. It operates four separate funding streams developed for, and governed by, communities, and most grants...more

Delivering Climate Finance at the Local Level: The Dema Fund
Foundation: Ford Foundation

IIED is researching solutions for getting climate finance to the local level. ... that support local climate action and that demonstrate innovative ways of ... and are working with Brazilian...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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The Cleveland Foundation African-American Philanthropy Summit Gathers a Benevolent Crowd


The Cleveland Foundation African-American Philanthropy Summit Gathers a Benevolent Crowd

Hundreds of people flocked to the African-American Philanthropy Summit held by the Cleveland Foundation, integrating a theme entitled “Inspiring 100 Acts of African-American Philanthropy.”




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