Darren Walker announces the appointment of a foundation program officer based in Detroit—working alongside communities and leaders to ensure that the people of Detroit are shaping how their neighborhoods are developed.
The Washington Post covers Darren Walker's lecture at the Kennedy Center, and Arts Advocacy Day sponsored by Americans for the Arts. Opinion pieces highlighting the importance of arts funding are also featured in the Hill and the Houston Chronicle.
Ana Marie Argilagos, a senior advisor for Ford Foundation's equitable development work, spoke with Citiscope about the impact of the upcoming Habitat III conference for ensuring sustainable global development.
Javier Ciurlizza, representative for the Ford Foundation's work in the Andean Region, spoke with CNN's Christiane Amanpour about the rejection of a peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC.
Nonprofit Quarterly examines how issues of inequality disproportionately affect communities of color and how the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can help alleviate these issues and empower communities.
As part of a commemorative Washington Post issue on the National Museum of African American History and Culture, director of Creativity and Free Expression Elizabeth Alexander reflects on the stories, and story, of a people.
In a conversation with Yahoo Finance's Andy Serwer, Darren Walker explains how short-termism in business can exacerbate income inequality and how the Ford Foundation is working to alleviate the many forms of inequality around the world.
In a conversation with Yahoo Finance's Andy Serwer, Darren Walker explains how the 2016 Olympics have brought millions of dollars of investment to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but these benefits have not reached the country's most overlooked populations.
The Washington Post breaks down funding for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which opens next month. Since 2006, Ford has made several contributions to the museum—the largest for galleries focused on African American life after the civil rights movement.
In this Stanford Social Innovation Review article, Hilary Pennington proposes that the nonprofit sector create new models for recognizing individual leaders without compromising the collective efforts, movements, and environment of inclusion that they are trying to build.
GeekWire spoke with Ford Foundation Trustee Sir Tim Berners-Lee and filmmaker Jessica Yu about the documentary film, foreveryone.net. The film explores the creation of the web, and Mr. Berners-Lee's greatest fear for its future.
In this op-ed, Jenny Toomey, director of the foundation's work on Internet Rights, and Dave Steer, director of advocacy for the Mozilla Foundation, examine the tech talent crisis and point to some signs of hope.