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The Ford Foundation is the second largest private foundation in the United States, with an endowment of over $10 billion. What does that mean, exactly?

Learn what makes us different from public charities, where our original endowment came from, and how—through careful stewardship of our assets—we will be able to keep our mission alive for years to come.

Learn more about our grantmaking.


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