We’re leveraging capital markets to create lasting change.
We're committed to building a culture of learning and sharing.
6 April 2018
With Four Freedoms, Four Responsibilities
8 July 2019
The racial wealth gap: A stark reflection of structural inequality - Lessons learned from two decades of work
Xavier de Souza Briggs
17 April 2019
Turning the tide, together: Disability inclusion at Ford
1 April 2019
Changing the face of disability in media
By Judith Heumann
29 March 2019
What we’ve learned from our work on education for Syrian refugees
By Moushira Elgeziri
17 September - 7 December 2019
Xavier de Souza Briggs,
Director, President's Office
Disability Inclusion Adviser
How we're transforming our culture and grant making as we continue to learn and advance our work on disability justice.
Disability rights leader and Ford Fellow Judy Heumann discusses the essential findings of her new report, Road Map for Inclusion: Changing the Face of Disability in Media.
Former Program Officer
Displacement should not deprive refugees of their rights to education, adequate housing, and decent work—and we believe that their cultural and artistic rights must be addressed at the same time.
Research Manager, Reboot
Reflections on the Ford Foundation’s tech fellows program, and a set of key principles for others interested in using this model.
We mourn the loss of Kevin Roche, the architect behind some of the world’s most remarkable buildings—including the Ford Foundation’s own.
Technology Fellow, Future of Work(ers)
To shape a future of work that offers opportunity, security, and prosperity for all people and communities, we’ll need to think outside the box.
Former Technology Fellow, Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Justice
In the wake of high-profile data breaches at Cambridge Analytica, Yahoo, Equifax, and other companies, privacy issues are increasingly the focus of attention and conversation. But privacy is a complicated issue—and often a contested one.
Later this year, our esteemed program vice president, Xav Briggs, will depart the foundation to return to the frontlines of social change.
Senior Systems Analyst
Officer, Strategy and Learning
We are always working to improve our grant making process, and to make sure our systems are efficient, easy to use, and accessible to everyone.
Executive Vice President for Program
Senior Director, Strategy and Learning
Based on feedback from our grantees, we have begun a number of initiatives to help improve our impact as grant makers, improve our responsiveness, and share what we're learning.
Program Officer, Technology and Society
We’re excited to announce thirteen new research grants being made by the Ford and Sloan foundations, focused on the sustainability, maintainability, and security of open-source digital infrastructure.