Ford Foundation

Ford Foundation Overview

Ford Foundation is located in New York, NY. The organization was established in 1960. According to its NTEE Classification (T21) the organization is classified as: Corporate Foundations, under the broad grouping of Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking Foundations and related organizations. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 12/2019, Ford Foundation generated $460.4m in total revenue. The organization has seen a slow decline revenue. Over the past 5 years, revenues have fallen by an average of (1.1%) each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $665.7m during the year ending 12/2019. As we would expect to see with falling revenues, expenses have declined by (2.5%) per year over the past 5 years. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Since 2014, Ford Foundation has awarded 24,334 individual grants totaling $5,426,708,592. If you would like to learn more about the grant giving history of this organization, scroll down to the grant profile section of this page.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990PF Filing

TAX YEAR

2019

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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FINANCIAL INNOVATION AND RESILIENCE PROGRAM AIMED AT STRENGTHENING THE FINANCIAL HEALTH AND RESILIENCE OF ORGANIZATIONS


FOR THE ART GALLERY - A PUBLIC FEATURE THAT EXPLORES MULTIDISCIPLINARY ART BY ARTISTS COMMITTED TO EXPLORING ISSUES OF JUSTICE AND INJUSTICE


FOR PROJECTS THAT COMMUNICATE THE FOUNDATION'S MISSION AND PROGRAM INCLUDING THE WEBSITE


FOR ACTIVITIES OF ART FOR JUSTICE - ORGANIZATION FOCUSED ON SAFELY REDUCING THE PRISON POPULATION AND CREATING ART THAT CHANGES THE NARRATIVE AROUND MASS INCARCERATION


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Ford Foundation Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Mindtree Limited
$2,614,675
Gensler Architecture Design & Planning
$2,185,657
Springs Strategies Inc
$1,477,950
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
$1,284,000
Morgan Lewis & Bockius Llp
$1,233,950
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar $0
Interest on Savings $31,535,638
Dividends & Interest $5,682,417
Net Rental Income-$110,614
Net Gain on Sale of Assets $421,211,597
Capital Gain Net Income $517,729,092
Net ST Capital Gain $0
Income Modifications $0
Profit on Inventory Sales $0
Other Income $1,349,611
Total Revenue $460,414,672

Ford Foundation Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, Ford Foundation has awarded $795,490,866 in support to 3,524 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

ROCKEFELLER PHILANTHROPY ADVISORS INC

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New York, NY

PURPOSE: CORE SUPPORT FOR THE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND WOMENS RIGHTS COLLABORATIVE

$40,000,000

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

PURPOSE: FOR THE FORD FELLOWSHIPS PROGRAM FOR PREDOCTORAL DISSERTATION AND POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

$10,600,000

ROCKEFELLER PHILANTHROPY ADVISORS INC

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New York, NY

PURPOSE: CORE SUPPORT FOR THE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND WOMENS RIGHTS COLLABORATIVE

$10,000,000

FOUNDATION FOR DETROITS FUTURE

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Detroit, MI

PURPOSE: FOR THE DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS SETTLEMENT PROJECT TO EXPEDITE DETROITS BANKRUPTCY SETTLEMENT ASSIST IN HONORING PENSION COMMITMENTS AND PRESERVE THE INSTITUTES COLLECTION FOR PUBLIC BENEFIT

$8,333,333

INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION INC

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New York, NY

PURPOSE: FOR THE GLOBAL TRAVEL AND LEARNING FUND TO ADMINISTER TRAVEL AWARDS SMALL GRANTS TO ORGANIZATIONS AND OTHER PROGRAMRELATED LEARNING ACTIVITIES

$6,830,000

CENTER FOR COMMUNITY CHANGE

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Washington, DC

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT AND CORE SUPPORT FOR INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHENING

$5,300,000
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Ford Foundation Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 2 grants that Ford Foundation has recieved totaling $225.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
The@lisa And Brian Meer Foundation

West Bloomfield, MI

PURPOSE: GENERAL USE

$125
Zeelander Foundation

Philadelphia, PA

PURPOSE: ORGANIZATIONS CHARITABLE PURPOSE

$100
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