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.

Ford Foundation Gallery

Perilous Bodies

5 March - 11 May 2019, Monday - Saturday, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm


The Ford Foundation today announced the election of Henry Ford III to serve as a member of its Board of Trustees, marking the first time in more than 40 years that a member of the Ford family will occupy a board seat. Mr. Ford is the great-grandson of Edsel Ford, who created the Ford Foundation in 1936.

In The Headlines

In this op-ed, Hilary Pennington, the foundation's executive vice president for program, and Kathy Reich, director of our BUILD program, argue that funders should do a better job of listening to grantees—and recount some of Ford's recent efforts and insights in this area.


The current NYC commissioner of Housing Preservation and Development will bring deep expertise and management experience to the foundation's fight against inequality.


The Ford Foundation Gallery Is a Major New Public Feature of the Renovated Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice

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