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Conference reports John Harvey 4 May 2015

Interview with Ford Foundation president Darren Walker

John Harvey sat down with Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, at the recent Global Philanthropy Forum, for a conversation on how he sees Ford moving forward under his leadership. JH   You’ve fairly recently …

Interview Darren Walker 1 June 2014

Interview with Darren Walker

‘What we have learned is that the Ford Foundation has done three things very well: building institutions, investing in people and advancing social innovation.’ The car has a new driver. Will he change direction? Will …

News Elika Roohi and Charles Keidan 31 August 2021

Alliance anniversary poll: Gates and Ford had most positive impact over last 25 years

Alliance readers have identified the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and The Ford Foundation as the two standout foundations which have achieved the most positive impact on the world over the last 25 years. This …

Analysis Elika Roohi and Charles Keidan 31 August 2021 For Subscribers

25th anniversary reader survey

Alliance survey exclusive: Gates and Ford top perceptions of the foundations with the most positive impact worldwide Worldwide survey of Alliance readers identifies the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Ford Foundation as having the …

Analysis Social Innovation Exchange 30 April 2021

How has global philanthropy changed month by month? Looking back at spring 2020

Throughout 2021, SIX will be sharing our tracking and interrogation of how the discourse around philanthropy has shifted, or not, after the profoundly impactful events of 2020. We are looking for themes that have been …

News Elika Roohi 1 April 2021

Ford Foundation commits $15 million to Black Feminist Fund

The Ford Foundation has announced a commitment of $15 million to launch a new philanthropic fund focused on efforts to address key issues impacting Black women. Developed and led by a core group of Black …

News Alliance magazine 13 October 2020

Kellogg Foundation announces $90 million Racial Equity 2030 initiative amid year for record-breaking racial justice funding

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation today announced Racial Equity 2030, a $90 million initiative calling for bold solutions to drive an equitable future for children, families, and communities around the world. ‘Racial Equity 2030 is an …

Special feature Alliance magazine 1 September 2020 For Subscribers

In profile: Philanthropic investing

Foundations are actively using a greater range of their assets to pursue their underlying aims. These investments span a wide variety of form, purpose and recipient, a sample of which is featured here Foundations going …

Analysis Peter J. Donaldson 1 September 2020 For Subscribers

Changing the cost recovery paradigm

The Covid-19 pandemic has encouraged greater donor flexibility and perhaps an overdue willingness to cover all costs The Covid-19 pandemic has compelled philanthropic foundations to review their funding policies. As of writing, over 775 US …

News Alliance magazine 12 June 2020

Ford, other foundations issue more than $1 billion in debt to increase grantmaking now

The Ford Foundation announced yesterday a plan that would involve issuing more than $1 billion in debt so it would be able to give substantially more right now. Four other large and established foundations – …