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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 2018 they had $757 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 $15,500,000 to Institute of International Education for "For the Global Travel and Learning Fund To Administer Travel Awards Small Grants To Organizations and Other Programrelated Learning Activities"; $9,800,000 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"; $6,000,000 to Vera Institute of Justice for "General Support To Address Persistent Prejudice and Discrimination Based on Gender Race and Ethnicity Within Americas Justice Systems and Core Support for Institutional Strengthening"; and $5,300,000 to National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Legal Defense and Educational Fund (NAACPLDEF) for "General Support To Employ Litigation Advocacy and Public Education To Expand Democracy and Achieve Racial Justice and Core Support for Institutional Strengthening".

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Form 990s for The Ford Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990PFView PDF
2016-12Mar 14, 2018990PFView PDF
2015-12Mar 3, 2017990PFView PDF
2014-12Jan 25, 2016990PFView PDF
2013-12Dec 29, 2014990PFView PDF
...and three more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for The Ford Foundation

Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Investment income and dividends$65,215,340
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$690,880,798
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,573,565
Total revenues$757,669,703

Vendors for The Ford Foundation

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Google IncSoftware2019-10-03
█████████Marketing software2019-10-03
██████████████████████ ███Tax accounting2018-11-07
███████ ████████████ ██████ ███ ████████Architecture Service$4,602,9552017-12-01
██████ ███ ███████Re Development Management$802,6292017-12-01
██████ ███ ██████Legal Services$623,5282017-12-01
████████ ███████It Consulting$3,030,9212017-12-01
██████ █████ ███ ███████ ███Legal Services$1,319,7392017-12-01
...and 12 more vendors

Personnel at The Ford Foundation

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
John W. BernsteinVice President , Chief Operating Officer and Treasurer$514,396July 13, 2019
Eric DoppstadtVice President and Chief Investment Officer$2.3 millionJuly 13, 2019
████████ ███████Vice President Talent and Human Resources$399,890Jan. 10, 2019
██████ ██████████Executive Vice President for Program$461,329July 13, 2019
██████ ██████President$860,052July 13, 2019
███████ ██ ████████Vice President, Secretary, and General Counsel-Jan. 10, 2019
███████ ██████Director Public Inv.$1.0 millionDec. 31, 2017
██████ █████Director Private Eq.$1.1 millionDec. 31, 2017
███████ █████████Director Hedge Funds$1.0 millionDec. 31, 2017
██████ ██████Manager Investment Ops.$420,598Dec. 31, 2017
...and six more key personnel

Peer private foundations

1The Grace and Mercy Foundation501(c)(3)$467 millionNew York, NY
2Rockefeller Foundation501(c)(3)$325 millionNew York, NY
3Charles Stewart Mott Foundation501(c)(3)$200 millionFlint, MI
4The Leona M and Harry B Helmsley Charitable Trust501(c)(3)$191 millionNew York, NY
5Simons Foundation501(c)(3)$507 millionNew York, NY
6Andrew W. Mellon Foundation501(c)(3)$428 millionNew York, NY
7Carnegie Corporation of New York501(c)(3)$231 millionNew York, NY
8Michael and Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF)501(c)(3)$330 millionAustin, TX
9John D & Catherine T Macarthur Foundation501(c)(3)$716 millionChicago, IL
10Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF)501(c)(3)$274 millionNew York, NY
11William and Flora Hewlett Foundation501(c)(3)$516 millionMenlo Park, CA
12Kresge Foundation501(c)(3)$275 millionTroy, MI
13Rippleworks501(c)(3)$296 millionRedwood City, CA
14Wellcome Trust501(c)(3)$2.6 billionUnited Kingdom,
15David and Lucile Packard Foundation501(c)(3)$355 millionLos Altos, CA
16Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)501(c)(3)$684 millionPrinceton, NJ
17John Templeton Foundation501(c)(3)$248 millionWest Conshohocken, PA
18Gordon E and Betty I Moore Foundation501(c)(3)$451 millionPalo Alto, CA
19W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF)501(c)(3)$386 millionBattle Creek, MI
20Charter School Growth Fund (CSGF)501(c)(3)$216 millionBroomfield, CO
21New York-Presbyterian Fund501(c)(3)$504 millionNew York, NY
22George Kaiser Family Foundation (GKFF)501(c)(3)$275 millionTulsa, OK
23University of Nebraska Foundation501(c)(3)$305 millionLincoln, NE
24The Boston Foundation (TBF)501(c)(3)$225 millionBoston, MA
25Greater Worcester Community Foundation501(c)(3)$811 millionWorcester, MA

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