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The Ford Foundation

Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

The Ford Foundation is a private foundation based in New York, NY that was founded in 1960. As of 2019 they had $129 million in revenue and $13 billion in assets.

To encourage initiatives by those living and working closest to where problems are located, to promote collaboration among the nonprofit, government and business sectors.

The Ford Foundation makes grants to other organizations, such as $15,000,000 to Institute of International Education for "For the Global Travel and Learning Fund To Administer Travel Awards Small Grants To Organizations and Other Program Related Learning Activities"; $10,100,000 to National Academy of Sciences for "For the Ford Fellowships Program for Predoctoral Dissertation and Postdoctoral Fellowships"; $8,333,333 to Foundation for Detroits Future for "For the Detroit Institute of Arts Settlement Project To Expedite Detroits Bankruptcy Settlement Assist in Honoring Pension Commitments and Preserve the Institutes Collection for Public Benefit"; $7,050,000 to National Immigration Law Center for "General Support and for Core Support for Institutional Strengthening"; and $5,150,000 to Fund for Global Human Rights for "General Support and for Core Support for Institutional Strengthening".

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Form 990s for The Ford Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Feb 19, 2020990PFView PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990PFView PDF
2016-12Mar 14, 2018990PFView PDF
2015-12Mar 3, 2017990PFView PDF
2014-12Jan 25, 2016990PFView PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for The Ford Foundation

Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Investment income and dividends$29,015,241
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$99,343,654
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,525,764
Total revenues$129,884,659

Vendors for The Ford Foundation

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
CiviCRMCRM software2020-06-15
█████████Marketing software2020-06-15
█████ ████████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-12-31
████Investment management; Insurance2019-12-31
█████ ████ █████████ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
███ ████████ █████Investment management2019-12-31
█████ ████ █████████ ███Insurance2019-12-31
███ ████████ ████ █████████ ███████ ██ ███ ████Insurance2019-12-31
...and 12 more vendors

Personnel at The Ford Foundation

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
John W BernsteinVice President , Chief Operating Officer and Treasurer / Board Member$566,258Feb. 19, 2020
Samantha GilbertVice President Talent and Human Resources$411,745Jan. 10, 2019
██████ ██████President$994,189May 20, 2020
███████ ██ ████████Vice President, Secretary, and General Counsel$499,963Jan. 10, 2019
███████ ██████Director Public Inv.$1.3 millionDec. 31, 2018
███ ████Director Mission Inv$926,824Dec. 31, 2018
██████ █████Director Private Eq.$1.3 millionDec. 31, 2018
███████ █████████Director Hedge Funds$1.3 millionDec. 31, 2018
██████ ██████Manager Investment Ops.$532,492Dec. 31, 2018
████ █████████Board Member$2.4 millionMay 20, 2020
...and four more key personnel

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5The Laurie M. Tisch Foundation501(c)(3)$56 millionNew York, NY
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11Peter G Peterson Foundation (PGPF)501(c)(3)$87 millionNew York, NY
12Alfred P Sloan Foundation501(c)(3)$102 millionNew York, NY
13Pier55501(c)(3)$84 millionNew York, NY
14The Leona M and Harry B Helmsley Charitable Trust501(c)(3)$191 millionNew York, NY
15Simons Foundation501(c)(3)$441 millionNew York, NY
16William T Grant Foundation501(c)(3)$40 millionNew York, NY
17The Carmel Hill Fund Education Program501(c)(3)$61 millionNew York, NY
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20Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF)501(c)(3)$50 millionNew York, NY
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22Foundation for A Just Society (FJS)501(c)(3)$125 millionNew York, NY
23Rockefeller Foundation501(c)(3)$429 millionNew York, NY
24Public Welfare Foundation501(c)(3)$52 millionWashington, DC
25The Schmidt Family Foundation (TSFF)501(c)(3)$613 millionPalo Alto, CA