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Working at the Ford Foundation

At Ford, we share a commitment to social justice. No matter what we work on or where we work—from communications to climate change, Jakarta to Johannesburg—our efforts all contribute to the foundation’s mission of building a more just world. Coming to philanthropy from a range of fields, members of our global team are driven, thoughtful, and creative. We embrace learning and collaboration. We are problem solvers.


Diversity has long been at the core of who we are. Our staff’s wide range of experiences and perspectives enriches our work and strengthens our ability to address the complex challenges of a changing world.

Equity and Inclusion

We are dedicated to equal employment opportunity and are proud to be a leader in cultivating and sustaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce.

Our Human Resources Leadership
International Human Resources Director
New York, USA
Vice President, Talent and Human Resources
New York, USA
Talent Development Director
New York, USA
Talent Acquisition Director
New York, USA
Technology Director
New York, USA
Human Resources Director
New York, USA


The benefits offered by the Ford Foundation are designed to support employees and their families.

The foundation provides
  • A competitive salary
  • A retirement savings plan, including employer contributions and the opportunity for your own tax-advantaged savings
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage, including medical and dental (also covering domestic partners), life and accidental death, and disability
  • Generous time-off benefits, including holiday, vacation, personal, and sick days
  • Employee assistance and referral programs