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Jun 13, 2019, 12:44 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Diane Samuels as Vice President for Talent and Human Resources

The Ford Foundation announced today that Diane Samuels will serve as vice president for Talent and Human Resources. Samuels was previously a director ...


Apr 04, 2019, 11:01 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Nishka Chandrasoma as Vice President and General Counsel

The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Nishka Chandrasoma as its next vice president, secretary, and general counsel of the...


Feb 22, 2019, 08:00 ET Ford Foundation Elects Henry Ford III to Board of Trustees

The Ford Foundation today announced the election of Henry Ford III to serve as a member of its Board of Trustees, marking the first time in more than ...


Feb 07, 2019, 08:00 ET Ford Foundation Announces Opening of Its Art Gallery Focused on Social Justice, Offers Details of Inaugural Exhibitions

Opening Exhibition PERILOUS BODIES March 5 - May 11, 2019 Opening reception: Tuesday, March 5, 6:00 - 8:00 pm With a performance by Vanessa German...


Feb 01, 2019, 08:33 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Maria Torres-Springer as Next Vice President for US Programs

The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Maria Torres-Springer as its next vice president for US programs. She will join the foundation ...


Oct 18, 2018, 11:12 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Chuck Robbins to its Board of Trustees

The Ford Foundation announced today that Chuck Robbins, chairman and chief executive officer of Cisco Systems, the US-based multinational technology...


Jan 19, 2018, 11:00 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Hilary Pennington as Executive Vice President

The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Hilary Pennington as its first executive vice president, a role in which she will oversee all...


Dec 04, 2017, 10:00 ET Ford Foundation hires Roy Swan to lead Mission Investments portfolio

The Ford Foundation announced today the appointment of Roy Swan as director of its Mission Investments team based in New York. Swan will lead a...


Nov 28, 2017, 13:29 ET Peterson Foundation and Ford Foundation Launch US 2050

Today, the Peter G. Peterson Foundation and the Ford Foundation launched US 2050, an initiative that will engage leading scholars to examine and...


Nov 28, 2017, 10:30 ET Ford Foundation and Walton Family Foundation Launch $6 Million Effort to Diversify Art Museum Leadership

The Walton Family Foundation and Ford Foundation announced today they are each committing $3 million over three years to support creative solutions...


Oct 02, 2017, 09:30 ET Ford Foundation Awards 25 Fellowships to US Artists Driving Social Change

The Ford Foundation today announced 25 new Art of Change fellowships that will support visionary artists and cultural leaders in creating powerful...


Sep 14, 2017, 13:00 ET Ford Foundation names Judy Heumann senior fellow

The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of disability and civil rights advocate Judith E. Heumann as a senior fellow. An internationally...


Jun 19, 2017, 09:15 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Ai-jen Poo to Board of Trustees

The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Ai-jen Poo to serve as a member of its Board of Trustees. As a well-established advocate for...


Apr 05, 2017, 07:00 ET Ford Foundation Commits $1 Billion From Endowment To Mission-Related Investments

The Ford Foundation today announced it is committing up to $1 billion from its $12 billion endowment over the next 10 years to the nascent investment ...


Mar 08, 2017, 01:00 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Pradeep Nair as Regional Director for India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka

The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Pradeep Nair as regional director for its office serving India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. A...


Feb 16, 2017, 17:08 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Bryan Stevenson to Board of Trustees

The Ford Foundation announced today the election of Bryan Stevenson to serve as a member of its Board of Trustees. A renowned public interest lawyer, ...


Oct 05, 2016, 03:53 ET CFC Media Lab, NFB and JustFilms | Ford Foundation Partner to Present Creative Doc Lab Focused on VR Storytelling

Virtual Reality (VR) is capturing the imagination of documentary storytellers, journalists and visual artists all over the world who are eager to...


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 civil...


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 general ...


May 18, 2016, 05:30 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 of work: ...


Apr 28, 2016, 06:16 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...


Jan 07, 2016, 05:56 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 Rothenberg—who...


Nov 10, 2015, 07:07 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...


Oct 16, 2015, 11:50 ET Ford Foundation Appoints David Barth as Director of Youth Opportunity and Learning

The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of David Barth as director of its Youth Opportunity and Learning program. In his new role, Barth...


Oct 06, 2015, 01:19 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Michelle Alexander, Prominent Civil Rights and Legal Scholar, As Senior Fellow

The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of legal scholar and author Michelle Alexander as a Senior Fellow contributing to the...