Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice

The Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice is a hub for social good and the courageous people who devote their lives to achieving it. The landmark building features 81,000 square feet of convening space for the social sector, and a lush atrium garden and social justice art gallery open to the public.

Athi-Patra Ruga Umesiyakazi in Waiting, 2015

Ford Foundation Gallery

Radical Love

11 June - 17 August 2019
Mon - Sat, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm


The Ford Foundation Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Radical Love on Tuesday, June 11, with an opening event from 6:00 - 8:00 pm that evening.

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The Ford Foundation announced the opening of its new art gallery, a major new public feature of the renovated Center for Social Justice that will explore multidisciplinary art, performance, and public programming by artists committed to exploring issues of justice and injustice. Below is a collection of select media coverage about the gallery opening.

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The Ford Foundation Gallery’s inaugural exhibition, Perilous Bodies, features 19 artists whose artwork explores the inhumanity and injustice created by divisions of gender, race, class, and ethnicity. Below is a collection of select critical reviews about this exhibition.


The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Nishka Chandrasoma as its next vice president, secretary, and general counsel of the foundation.

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For too long, philanthropy has operated under the premise that disability is a worthy cause, but not ours, write Ford Foundation President Darren Walker and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation President Rich Besser. But relegating disability-related issues to a niche grant-making area or, worse, ignoring people with disabilities completely is no longer acceptable.

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

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