EIN 13-1684331

The Ford Foundation

IRS 501(c) type
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To encourage initiatives by those living and working closest to where problems are located, to promote collaboration among the nonprofit, government and business sectors.
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Program areas at The Ford Foundation

Financial innovation and resilience program aimed at strengthening The financial health and resilience of organizations
For The art gallery - a public feature that explores multidisciplinary art by artists committed to exploring issues of justice and injustice
For projects that communicate The Foundation's mission and program including The website

Grants made by The Ford Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
National Academy of SciencesFor the Ford Fellowships Program for Predoctoral Dissertation and Postdoctoral Fellowships$10,600,000
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA)Core Support for the Reproductive Health and Womens Rights Collaborative$10,000,000
Foundation for Detroits FutureFor 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$8,333,333
...and 651 more grants made totalling $317,973,485

Who funds The Ford Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Creative Many Michigan$140,000
San Diego Housing FederationSustainable San Diego Participant$77,000
The Zeelander FoundationOrganizations Charitable Purpose$100

Personnel at The Ford Foundation

Depelsha McGruderVice President , Chief Operating Officer and Treasurer
Eric DoppstadtVice President and Chief Investment Officer$2,534,765
Diane SamuelsVice President , People Culture$280,200
Samantha GilbertVice President Talent and Human Resources$205,083
Hilary PenningtonExecutive Vice President of Programs$552,648
...and 12 more key personnel

Financials for The Ford Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Investment income and dividends$37,218,055
Net rental income$-110,614
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$421,211,597
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,349,611
Total revenues$460,414,672

Form 990s for The Ford Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-06-15990PFView PDF
2018-122020-02-19990PFView PDF
2017-122019-02-21990PFView PDF
2016-122018-03-14990PFView PDF
2015-122017-03-03990PFView PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s

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Data update history
October 26, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2019
September 27, 2021
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
September 26, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 5 new personnel
June 21, 2021
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
October 22, 2020
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $140,000 from Creative Many Michigan
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsPrivate foundationsCorporate foundationsPrivate non-operating foundationCharities
EnvironmentCommunity improvementForeign affairsInternational developmentWorld peace
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General information
320 E 43RD St
New York, NY 10017
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
New York County, NY
Website URL
(212) 573-5000
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990-PF
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T21: Corporate foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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