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We believe in the inherent dignity of all people and that inequality is the defining challenge of our time.

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We’re reimagining philanthropy to catalyze leaders and organizations driving social justice and building movements across the globe.

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Center for Social Justice

The Ford Foundation is located in New York City at the Center for Social Justice—a hub for social good and the courageous people who devote their lives to achieving it.

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In this space, we shine a light on artwork that wrestles with difficult questions, calls out injustice, and points the way toward a more fair and just future.