Through a series of reports supported by Ford Foundation, Mozilla Foundation, and Ariadne, new research explores the intersections of climate justice and digital rights.

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By Sahar Driver and Sonya Childress
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By Anna Shireen Wadia
Learning reflections

In this learning reflection, we examine how the Ford Foundation’s Cities & States program—which focuses on issues of housing, land and place—came to support the production of a video game, an animated web series, a children's book, podcast and interactive website to create change.

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By Ford Foundation
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By Ford Foundation

The Ford Foundation is proud to share the results of our most recent Grantee Perception Report that we conduct frequently to find out where we’re succeeding and how we can become an even more effective philanthropy.

The Ford Foundation is proud to share the results of our most recent Grantee Perception Report that we conduct frequently to find out where we’re succeeding and how we can become an even more effective philanthropy.

La Fundación Ford se enorgullece de compartir los resultados de nuestro Informe de Percepción de donatarias más reciente que realizamos con frecuencia para averiguar dónde estamos teniendo éxito y cómo podemos convertirnos en una organización filantrópica aún más eficaz.

Financial resilience isn’t just about money. Values, tradition, trust and more are key elements in creating and sustaining funding relationships and practices that put indigenous and traditional Peoples’ organizations on solid financial ground.

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By Ford Foundation
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By Ford Foundation
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An interim report shows that the BUILD model has helped organizations be more “2020 proof.” But questions remain about the long-term impacts.

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By Andrea Armeni and Wilneida Negrón
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In the wake of COVID-19 and new urgency for racial justice, bringing grantee partners and community members into the grantmaking process is vital. A set of research projects on how to expand and strengthen this practice is underway.

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COVID-19 has been a stark and urgent reminder of the flaws in the funding system. The success of movements for racial, economic and environmental justice depend on meeting this moment with lasting reform. Our BUILD and FIRE programs offer a way forward.

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By Ford Foundation
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By Nicole Eley-Carr and Nicole Okai
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By Catherine Townsend, Adela Ruiz and Noorain Khan
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By Marc Climaco
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By Ford Foundation
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By Stefanie Barton
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By Lisa Kim
Ford Forum

A bold vision for philanthropy in the 21st century is needed—one that moves giving from generosity to justice.

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By Noorain Khan and Catherine Townsend
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In 2010, the Ford Foundation became increasingly concerned that too many people—especially historically marginalized communities—were not able to access or benefit from the internet and digital communications technologies.

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By Wilneida Negrón
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By Carly Benkov and Catherine Townsend
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By Public Interest Tech Community
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By Aurélio Vianna Jr.
New Grantmakers
Program Officer, China
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By Joy Buolamwini
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By Raymond Offenheiser
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By Victoria Tauli-Corpuz
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By Judith F. Samuelson
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By Rebecca Blank
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By Susan Crawford
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By Robert J. Shiller
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Program Officer, Creativity and Free Expression
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By Ryan Gerety
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By Wilneida Negrón and Morgan Hargrave
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By Amy Brown, Wilneida Negrón and Noorain Khan
Program Officer, Eastern Africa
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By Altaf Rahamatulla
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By Christopher Dekki, Maruxa Cardama, Felix Dodds and James Goldstein
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Communitas is the Coalition for Sustainable Cities and Regions in the new UN Development Agenda.

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By David Kaimowitz, Graham Macmillan and Penny Davies
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By David Kaimowitz, Graham Macmillan and Penny Davies
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By Gavin Silber, Lwazi Mtshiyo and Hopolang Selebalo
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By Julio Berdegué, Felicity Proctor, Javier Ciurlizza, Mia Deschamps, Michael Cohen and Lena Simet
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By Kavita N. Ramdas
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By Emily Akpan
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By Victor Tavarez
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By Brook Kelly-Green
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By Margaret Hempel
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By David Reiling
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By Hank Willis Thomas, LaShawn R. Jefferson and Brook Kelly-Green
New Grantmakers
Senior Director, Strategy and Learning