Thursday, April 30, 2015
Ford Foundation Provides $500 Thousand for Relief Efforts in Nepal
The Ford Foundation today announced it was making $500,000 in grants to support disaster relief and recovery in Nepal, where the foundation has supported development work for over 60 years.
"We are deeply concerned for the well-being of millions of Nepalis whose lives have been so profoundly affected by this disaster," said Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation. "With these grants we express our solidarity with the people of Nepal, and with the courageous organizations working to help them."
Walker said the grants would support both immediate relief and strengthen Nepali organizations that will be critical to longer-term recovery....