From the president
Holding fast to our shared humanity
We must act with urgency and agility, in a way that catalyzes the good works of others. And this is why Ford Foundation is proud to provide grants to both Jewish- and Palestinian-led efforts—because the long road to relief, to rebuilding, to reconciliation of any kind begins with both peoples.
Antisemitism is not new, but it is both on the rise and dangerously brazen. If we ignore the hate that fuels it and allow the indifference that enables us to overlook or ignore it, everyone suffers.
At the United Nations General Assembly, we must reorganize our efforts around the needs of people and communities, not just nation states—so governments, civil society, and private sector entities all…
The Supreme Court’s decision to ban race conscious admissions in higher education poses a grave threat to democracy, derailing important progress that began in the mid-20th century.
A bold vision for philanthropy in the 21st century is needed—one that moves giving from generosity to justice.
In the midst of one of history’s most tumultuous years, president Darren Walker sat down with 60 Minutes’ Lesley Stahl to talk about the challenges facing the world and how we must reimagine philanthropy to answer the call for justice.
Five years after committing $1 billion to impact investing, we evaluate the performance of our Mission Investments portfolio and share the lessons we’ve learned to deliver even more impact in the years to come.
Darren Walker speaks with Town & Country about the future of philanthropy, art’s ability to help us see the humanity in others, and how we must all question our role in the social challenges we want to solve.
As leaders from government and the private sector convene for COP28 to find new frameworks for climate finance and a just energy transition, local and Indigenous voices must be front and center. And there must be a verifiable commitment to respect and protect their rights
Too many LGBTQ+ people are still battling for the simple yet profound right to march to their own rhythms.This Pride Month, we honor our past by fighting for our future—and continuing to build and broaden the path to progress.