Three Ways Ford Foundation's Shift To Inequality Will Affect Nonprofits Everywhere
Today, the Ford Foundation gives over $500 million in grants every year and is second only to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in assets.
You can imagine the hype it created when Ford Foundation announced last year it would focus its efforts entirely on inequality. This shift introduces new funding opportunities for nonprofits that work to combat poverty, the marginalization of women and minorities, and similar issues.
But it also incentivizes other funders to approach inequality with more urgency, especially considering Ford Foundation’s influence over its smaller counterparts.
Three nonprofit executives from Forbes Nonprofit Council discuss what Ford Foundation’s public shift to inequality means for the nonprofit world as well as how it will affect their own organizations...