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Sep 02, 2016, 11:37 ET Ford Foundation appoints Atila Roque to lead Brazil office

The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Atila Roque as head of its Brazil office, which is based in Rio de Janeiro. A prominent...


Jul 07, 2016, 12:17 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Gabrielle Sulzberger to Board of Trustees

The Ford Foundation announced today that Gabrielle Sulzberger has been elected to serve as a member of its Board of Trustees. Sulzberger is a...


May 18, 2016, 17:30 ET Ford Foundation Appoints John Irons as Director of Inclusive Economies

 The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of John Irons as director of Inclusive Economies. In this role he will oversee two lines...


Apr 28, 2016, 18:16 ET Ford Foundation Names Kathy Reich as Director for Effort to Strengthen Institutions and Networks

The Ford Foundation today named Kathy Reich as director of a new foundation initiative to help strengthen institutions and networks critical to...


Mar 29, 2016, 16:29 ET Global Mayors Join Forces to Address Inequalities and Foster Inclusive Growth in Cities Worldwide

Mayors from cities across the United States, Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America gathered in New York to launch a global campaign to address...


Jan 07, 2016, 17:56 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Bess Rothenberg as Director of New Office of Strategy & Learning

 The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Bess Rothenberg as director of its new office of Strategy and Learning. Led by...


Nov 10, 2015, 19:07 ET Renewing Communities In California: A Transformative Approach To Reentry

Today, California officials announced the launch of a new public-private partnership, Renewing Communities. This groundbreaking program brings...


Apr 29, 2015, 10:49 ET Ford Foundation Provides $500k For Immediate Relief And Longer-Term Recovery In Wake Of Disaster In Nepal

The Ford Foundation today announced it was making $500,000 in grants to support disaster relief and recovery in Nepal, where the foundation has...


Apr 16, 2015, 10:28 ET Ford Foundation JustFilms Supports Four Films and Interactive Storytelling at Tribeca Film Festival

JustFilms, the Ford Foundation's film and digital storytelling initiative, is proud to have supported four films selected for this year's Tribeca...


Feb 20, 2015, 10:49 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Ursula Burns to Board of Trustees

 The Ford Foundation announced today the election of Ursula Burns to serve as a member of its Board of Trustees. Ms. Burns is the chairman...


Feb 03, 2015, 12:42 ET Ford Foundation Expands Creative Commons Licensing for All Grant-Funded Projects

 The Ford Foundation announced today that it is adopting an open licensing policy for all grant-funded projects and research to promote greater...


Nov 03, 2014, 13:07 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Alfred Ironside Vice President for Global Communications

The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Alfred Ironside as its next Vice President for Global Communications. Mr. Ironside will...


Nov 03, 2014, 13:00 ET Ford Foundation Appoints John W. Bernstein as Chief Operating Officer

 The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of John W. Bernstein as its chief operating officer. Mr. Bernstein will serve as an...


Oct 27, 2014, 12:24 ET Ford Foundation Selects Nicolette Naylor to Lead its Southern Africa Office

The Ford Foundation today announced the selection of Nicolette Naylor as head of its Southern Africa office, which is based in Johannesburg and...


Oct 23, 2014, 14:54 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Dr. Francisco Cigarroa to Board of Trustees

The Ford Foundation announced today the election of Dr. Francisco Cigarroa to serve as a member of its Board of Trustees. Dr. Cigarroa is the...


Oct 20, 2014, 18:23 ET La Fundación Ford nombra a Helena Hofbauer Balmori como representante de su oficina para México y Centroamérica

El día de hoy la Fundación Ford anunció el nombramiento de Helena Hofbauer Balmori como representante de su oficina para México...


Sep 05, 2014, 17:16 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Kenneth T. Monteiro General Counsel and Vice President

The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Kenneth T. Monteiro as its next Vice President, Secretary of the Board, and General...


Feb 27, 2014, 06:00 ET Ten Leading Foundations Join Forces To Expand Opportunity For Young Men Of Color

 Today ten of America's leading foundations announced a joint effort with the White House to help America's young men of color reach their full...


Feb 20, 2014, 10:56 ET La Ford Foundation elige a Lourdes Lopez como miembro de su Patronato

La Ford Foundation anunció hoy la elección de Lourdes Lopez como miembro de su Patronato. Lopez será la primera artista en sumarse...


Feb 19, 2014, 11:05 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Lourdes Lopez to Board of Trustees

  The Ford Foundation announced today the election of Lourdes Lopez to serve as a member of its Board of Trustees. Lopez will be the first...


Jan 17, 2014, 10:00 ET Five Ford Foundation JustFilms-Supported Projects Premiere at Sundance Film Festival

JustFilms Explores Complex Issues of Social Justice with Creative Storytelling  JustFilms, the Ford Foundation's film and digital...


Nov 07, 2013, 10:18 ET Talking Transition To Pioneer New York's First "Open" Transition Of Mayoral Administrations

A broad coalition of foundations today launched Talking Transition, a community engagement initiative that will give New Yorkers the opportunity to...


Oct 28, 2013, 13:27 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Amy Falls to Board of Trustees

The Ford Foundation announced today the election of Amy Falls to serve as a member of its Board of Trustees. Ms. Falls is the chief investment...


Oct 21, 2013, 13:15 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Xavier de Souza Briggs as Vice President of Economic Opportunity and Assets

The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Xavier ("Xav") de Souza Briggs as vice president of the foundation's program on Economic...


Sep 18, 2013, 10:48 ET Ford Grants $6 Million to Seven Organizations to Reshape the Global Human Rights Movement

 The Ford Foundation today announced $6.25 million in grants to seven leading human rights organizations that will strengthen and diversify the...