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In The Headlines

This is a public health crisis that threatens to become a humanitarian disaster.


The Ford Foundation announces the launch of a $75-million fund to support New York City nonprofits in the COVID-19 pandemic in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies, Estée Lauder Companies Charitable Foundation, Robin Hood and a number of other funders.


More than 40 major foundations pledged their commitment to more flexible funding to help grantee partners meet emergency needs prompted by the COVID-19 crisis.

Find more news and updates from the Ford Foundation, including our blog and Darren’s speeches.

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