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The Ford Foundation grieves the loss of a dear colleague, Innocent Chukwuma, Director of Ford’s West Africa Office.

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The Black Feminist Fund is launching with $15 million in seed funding from the Ford Foundation

First Global Fund focused on significantly increasing funds for Black feminist organizations across Africa, Europe, and the Americas

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Ford Foundation, Borealis Philanthropy, Center for Cultural Power, National Association of Hispanic Journalists, and National Association for Latino Arts and Culture launch "Reclaiming the Border Narrative," an effort to penetrate and shape the national attention about migration and the border through authentic storytelling.

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$1.3 million for research to explore how communities that produce open source code are crucial to address issues ranging from COVID-19 to climate change.

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An internationally recognized leader and scholar on extractive industries, environmental governance, and rural livelihoods, Bebbington leads the Natural Resources and Climate Change team that supports efforts by rural, low-income, indigenous, traditional, and Afrodescendant communities fighting for land rights and good governance over natural resources in their territories.

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Millions of American workers have been devastated by the economic fallout of COVID-19. The Families and Workers Fund is reimagining an economy for everyone, by advancing direct relief and a long-term equitable recovery with and for workers. The fund has grown to nearly $30M, resulting in impact for hundreds of thousands of people in need.

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Today the Ford Foundation announced its overall 2019 and 2020 grant funding for social justice documentary film projects. JustFilms, part of the foundation's Creativity and Free Expression program, provided $8.1 million total in funding to support development, production and post-production for 77 short and feature length documentary projects and series.

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The Ford Foundation announced the election of Samantha Power to serve as a member of its Board of Trustees

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Today, the Ford Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation announced the Disability Futures Fellows.

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Ford Foundation will double funding for racial justice groups with new funding from its sale of $1 billion in social bonds.

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The Ford Foundation joined twenty-one foundations and major donors that have pledged to redouble their commitments to Puerto Rico as the island and its people continue to recover from 2017's Hurricane Maria, ongoing natural disasters, and the health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.