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A nationally recognized labor policy expert, community organizer, and current leader of the Ford Foundation’s Future of Work(ers) program, Gupta will now oversee Ford’s US grantmaking

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Today the Ford Foundation announced its overall funding for independent documentary film for 2021. JustFilms, a part of the foundation's Creativity and Free Expression program, provided over $20.29 million to support 122 organizations and filmmakers in the United States and Global South.

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The $3 million Extractive Industry and Climate Change Governance Fund aims to help steer the natural resources sector in West Africa toward sustainable and inclusive development.

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Ford’s grant will support WIEGO (Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing), a global research, policy and advocacy network focused on empowering the working poor, especially women, in the informal economy to secure their livelihoods.

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The Ford Foundation joins five governments and 16 funders to announce a historic US$1.7 billion pledge at COP26 in support of Indigenous Peoples and local communities.

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Forty-eight emerging leaders from around the world join the inaugural 24 fellows to build a network of 72 active fellows working to tackle global drivers of inequality.

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Booker to spearhead global initiatives aimed at fostering collaboration between public interest and advocacy organizations throughout the world

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The Ford Foundation announced today the election of two new members, Laurene Powell Jobs and Richard Verma, to its board of trustees.

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With input from about 200 disability leaders, Ford’s first-ever U.S. Disability Rights program will focus on economic justice, building a diverse disability leadership pipeline, countering stigma, and strengthening organizations.