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News and updates from the Ford Foundation, including our blog and Darren's speeches.

In The Headlines

In a feature from Nonprofit Quarterly, Jeanne Bell and Ruth McCambridge explore the changing role and effectiveness of philanthropy through the lens of Ford Foundation's flagship BUILD program:

"We have found in examining this program that it has had some extraordinary effects on grantees and potentially on America's future..."

In The Headlines

Ford Foundation technology fellow and political scientist Wilneida Negron writes about her career trajectory as a coder and a social justice advocate for Fast Company's "World Changing Ideas" series. She reflects on the tech industry’s fast-moving, top-down approach, and its social divisions, calling for technologists and tech giants to work toward a more just and fair technological world.