Ford Foundation

Funder

People affiliated with this funder:

Person Position Time
Martin Eakes Board Member Current

This Funder Gives Money To:

Group Year Amount Description
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2015 $350,000.00 To develop and disseminate the 2015 Assets and Opportunity Scorecard to provide state-by-state data on asset poverty, asset distribution, and financial policy impact among low-income households
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2015 $100,000.00 For Core support for the Federal Asset Policy Education project to promote policies that increase opportunities for savings and investment in education, enterprise development and homeownership
Center for Responsible Lending 2014 $1,225,000.00 For General support to promote fair and affordable access to consumer and mortgage credit for low-income households
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2014 $750,000.00 For Core support for the I'M Home program to transform the manufactured housing marketplace so that the owners of manufactured homes enjoy the same benefits of homeownership as owners of site-built homes
Southern Coalition for Social Justice 2014 $700,000.00 General support
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2014 $350,000.00 To develop and disseminate the 2014 Assets and Opportunity Scorecard
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2014 $100,000.00 For Core support for the Federal Asset Policy Education project to promote policies that increase opportunities for savings and investment in education, enterprise development and homeownership
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2013 $950,000.00 General/operating support; Advocacy; Program development For core support for the I'm Home Program to ensure that families who purchase manufactured homes reap benefits from homeownership comparable to those enjoyed by buyers of traditional site-built homes
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2013 $350,000.00 Publication; Research To develop and disseminate the 2013 Assets and Opportunity Scorecard
Center for Responsible Lending 2013 $211,000.00 Program development; Research For public opinion polling media analysis and an outcomes scorecard to assess the impact of policy and regulatory advocacy on financial services for low- and moderate-income households
Center For Community Change 2013 $150,000.00 Management development/capacity building; Program development; Technical assistance To provide technical assistance to Housing Trust Fund campaigns in California New York Louisiana and Georgia
Center For Community Change 2013 $100,000.00 Program development To support Young Invincibles National Student Impact Campaign an advocacy campaign to reduce the burden of debt on college students
Center for Responsible Lending 2012 $1,000,000.00 General/operating support; Advocacy; Program development For general support to promote and protect home ownership and family wealth and combat predatory lending with a focus on low-income families communities of color and other economically vulnerable populations
Center For Community Change 2012 $1,000,000.00 Program development For The Community Voting Project to partner with community groups in nonpartisan voter education and protection efforts to increase civic engagement in low-income communities and communities of color
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2012 $900,000.00 General/operating support; Program development For core support for the I'm Home Program to ensure that families who purchase manufactured homes reap benefits from homeownership comparable to those enjoyed by buyers of traditional site-built homes
Center For Community Change 2012 $750,000.00 General/operating support; Program development For general support to build broad civic participation through support to community organizing nationwide
Center For Community Change 2012 $700,000.00 Advocacy; Program development For grassroots organizing and grant making to ensure that the voices of people of color women low-wage workers and people with disabilities are heard in the debate on the future of Social Security
Southern Coalition for Social Justice 2012 $700,000.00 General/operating support; Continuing support; Program development For general support to promote justice by empowering minority and low-income communities and for redistricting litigation and election administration efforts
Center For Community Change 2012 $400,000.00 General/operating support; Advocacy; Program development For core support for The Fair Immigration Reform Movement to advocate for comprehensive immigration reform and the civil rights of immigrants in America
Center For Community Change 2012 $400,000.00 General/operating support; Program development For general support to build broad civic participation through support to community organizing nationwide
NC Justice Center 2012 $155,000.00 Advocacy; Program development; Research For core support for the Budget and Tax Center to inform the public policy debates in North Carolina through timely credible and accessible policy analysis and public education efforts
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2012 $100,000.00 Advocacy; Program development; Research To promote development of public policies that provide increased opportunities and incentives for savings and investment in education enterprise development and homeownership
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2012 $100,000.00 Continuing support; Program development To promote development of public policies that provide increased opportunities and incentives for savings and investment in education enterprise development and homeownership
Center for Responsible Lending 2011 $1,000,000.00 General/operating support; Continuing support; Advocacy; Program development For general support for education and advocacy to protect homeownership and family wealth by eliminating abusive financial practices
Center For Community Change 2011 $700,000.00 Management development/capacity building; Advocacy; Program development; Research For strategic planning and leadership development and to explore policies for addressing unemployment engage new constituencies in protecting Social Security and spin off the Black Space Organizing Project
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2011 $500,000.00 Program development For core support for I'm Home Program to ensure that families who purchase manufactured homes reap benefits from homeownership comparable to those enjoyed by buyers of traditional site-built homes
Southern Coalition for Social Justice 2011 $400,000.00 General/operating support; Continuing support; Program development For general support to promote justice by empowering minority and low-income communities to defend and advance their political social and economic rights
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2011 $325,000.00 Management development/capacity building; Publication; Research To develop and disseminate Assets and Opportunity Scorecard
Beloved Community Center 2011 $200,000.00 General/operating support; Continuing support; Program development For final general support to foster and model a spirit of community and to collaborate with Stone Circles in the transformational training initiative to develop sustainable leadership for social change
Center For Community Change 2011 $200,000.00 Program development; Research To develop new grassroots networks and advance new public policy ideas campaigns and messages regarding jobs income and economic security for low-wage workers
Action NC 2011 $100,000.00 Advocacy; Program development For project support to strengthen community organizing in low-income communities of color in North Carolina
Center for Responsible Lending 2011 $100,000.00 General/operating support; Advocacy; Program development To recognize the Center's visionary leadership with a general support grant for education and advocacy to protect homeownership and family wealth by eliminating abusive financial pratices
NC Justice Center 2011 $100,000.00 General/operating support; Program development For core support for Budget and Tax Center to inform public policy debate in North Carolina through unbiased timely credible and accessible policy analysis and public education efforts
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2011 $100,000.00 Program development To promote development of public policies that provide increased opportunities and incentives for savings and investment in education enterprise development and homeownership
Center for Community Self-Help 2010 $2,000,000.00 Program development To expand ability of Self-Help Federal Credit Union to provide affordable and responsible financial services to lower income people in California
Center For Community Change 2010 $1,000,000.00 General/operating support For general support to build power and capacity of low-income people to change their communities and public policies for better and core support for fair immigration reform movement
Center for Responsible Lending 2010 $1,000,000.00 General/operating support; Advocacy; Program development For general support to protect homeownership and family wealth by working to eliminate abusive financial practices
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2010 $1,000,000.00 Program development; Research For grant making and technical assistance to expand and diversify Innovations in Manufactured Homes program national demonstration of asset building through manufactured home ownership
Southern Coalition for Social Justice 2010 $500,000.00 General/operating support For general support to promote justice by empowering minority and low-income communities to advance their political social and economic rights and for racial equity and economic human rights project
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2010 $500,000.00 General/operating support; Program development For core support for innovations in manufactured homes program to address lingering problems in substandard manufactured housing and to demonstrate potential manufactured housing offers
Southern Coalition for Social Justice 2010 $432,500.00 Seed money For start-up support for Community Census and Redistricting Institute to develop pool of redistricting experts and train community organizations to participate effectively in the redistricting process
Center For Community Change 2010 $300,000.00 Program development To conduct nonpartisan voter education efforts in partnership with community groups to increase voter participation in low-income communities and communities of color
Southern Coalition for Social Justice 2010 $100,000.00 Continuing support; Program development To provide small grants to local community-based organizations in Florida and North Carolina to conduct census outreach to ensure full participation in 2010 Census
Center for Community Self-Help 2009 $30,000,000.00 Program development; Program-related investments/loans To expand ability of Self-Help Federal Credit Union to provide affordable and responsible financial services to lower-income people in California
Beloved Community Center 2009 $675,000.00 Management development/capacity building; Program development To increase effectiveness and sustainability and that of greater Birmingham Ministries and for Democracy Landscape Project to study infrastructure for political participation in Deep South Focus of grant is on minority and African-American populations
Center For Community Change 2009 $500,000.00 Program development For Linchpin Project to increase resources available for community organizing and to produce book on social justice grant making Goals of Linchpin Project are to create marketing strategies for community organizing in order to increase funding for the field and expand giving opportunities for new and current donors who are committed to building a better civil society
Center For Community Change 2009 $400,000.00 General/operating support; Program development For core support for Fair Immigration Reform Movement national coalition of grassroots organizations fighting for immigrant rights at local state and federal levels
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2009 $350,000.00 Program development; Research To develop refine and disseminate Assets 2009/10 and Opportunity Scorecard to measure state-by-state performance in developing asset-building policies
Center For Community Change 2009 $300,000.00 Program development; Research For demonstration project to deliver low-cost asset-building financial services to immigrants through community-based worker centers
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2009 $225,650.00 Management development/capacity building; Program development To manage Saving for Education Entrepreneurship and Downpayment (SEED) initiative to demonstrate effectiveness of children's savings accounts in building assets
Beloved Community Center 2009 $200,000.00 General/operating support For general support to foster and model spirit of authentic community and work toward social and economic relations that affirm and realize equality dignity worth and potential of every person Foundation supplied information indicates that focus of grant is for African-American and other minority population groups
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2009 $200,000.00 Program development To promote development of public policies that provide more opportunities and incentives for saving and investment in education enterprise development and homeownership
Southern Coalition for Social Justice 2009 $150,000.00 Program development; Research To develop research agenda for 2010 census and implications for marginalized populations and design training for cadre of experts to help communities engage in the redistricting process
NC Justice Center 2009 $100,000.00 Program development For Budget and Tax Center to inform public policy debate in North Carolina through unbiased timely credible and accessible policy analysis and public education
Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI) 2009 $100,000.00 To build domestic fair trade movement that offers fair treatment for workers, economic returns for family farmers and rural communities and environmental benefits
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2009 $75,000.00 Program development; Research To examine connection between entrepreneurship development and triple-bottom line economic development strategies in Central Appalachia and develop case studies and practitioner tools
Center For Community Change 2008 $1,400,000.00 Program development; Research For demonstration project to deliver low-cost asset- building financial services to immigrants through community-based worker centers
Center For Community Change 2008 $500,000.00 Program development; Research For demonstration project to deliver low-cost asset- building financial services to immigrants through community-based worker centers
Southern Coalition for Social Justice 2008 $400,000.00 General/operating support For general support to bring innovative and highly successful model of community lawyering to South to effect social economic and political change
MDC 2008 $400,000.00 Program development To assist Community Philanthropy, Race and Equity in the American South initiative in promoting role of philanthropy in advancing equity and opportunity; and to strengthen MDC's communications capacity
Southern Coalition for Social Justice 2008 $260,000.00 Program development; Research To engage community organizations and social justice advocates in efforts to ensure that low-income and minority communities in South are fully and accurately counted in 2010 Census
Center For Community Change 2008 $250,000.00 Program development To develop new grassroots networks and advance new public policy ideas campaigns and messages regarding jobs income and economic security for low-wage workers
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2008 $196,250.00 Program development; Research To explore potential of entrepreneurship training for increasing ownership of wealth by residents of rural America
Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI) 2008 $150,000.00 To build domestic fair trade movement that encompasses farmers, farmworkers, independent distributors, processors and retailers
Southern Coalition for Social Justice 2008 $100,000.00 General/operating support For general support to promote justice by empowering minority and low-income communities to defend and advance their political social and economic rights
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2007 $5,000,000.00 Program development; Research; Technical assistance For grantmaking and technical assistance to expand and diversify Innovations in Manufactured Homes (I'M HOME) program national demonstration of asset building through manufactured home ownership
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2007 $3,795,179.00 Program development To manage Saving for Education Entrepreneurship and Downpayment (SEED) initiative to demonstrate effectiveness of children's savings accounts in building assets
Beloved Community Center 2007 $525,000.00 General/operating support; Program development For general support to foster and model spirit of authentic community for Multiracial Alliance Project to address racial disparities in public schools and workplace and for media project
Center For Community Change 2007 $500,000.00 Program development; Research For demonstration project to deliver low-cost asset-building financial services to immigrants through community-based worker centers
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2007 $450,000.00 Program development To promote development of public policies that support asset-building tools for low-income people produce new scorecard on state policies and disseminate reports on small and medium enterprises
Center For Community Change 2007 $385,000.00 Program development; Publication To increase resources for community organizing and to produce book of examples of social justice grant making
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2007 $297,200.00 Program development To help residents of Plaquemines Parish obtain homes donated from Federal Emergency Management Agency's surplus stock of manufactured housing as part of post-Hurricane Katrina grantmaking efforts
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2007 $120,000.00 Program development For planning grant to help City of New Orleans develop children's savings account program for children of low- and moderate-income families who return to New Orleans
NC Justice Center 2007 $100,000.00 General/operating support; Program development; Research For budget and tax analysis under State Fiscal Analysis Initiative especially as it relates to low-income populations
NC Fair Share Community Development Corporation 2007 $50,000.00 Program development; Research For planning grant for Southern Justice Vision Project to assess unmet need of marginalized communities for legal representation and feasibility of creating new legal firm to meet this need
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2006 $650,000.00 Building/renovation; Program development For Innovations in Manufactured Homes Project effort to address problems in manufactured housing sector and assist in redevelopment of manufactured homes in response to Gulf Coast Hurricanes
Center For Community Change 2006 $350,000.00 Program development To encourage long-term vision-oriented thinking among social justice activists and spark debate and new ways of working for social justice leaders and institutions
Center For Community Change 2006 $250,000.00 Program development For Taproots Project to encourage broader voice for grassroots leaders and create space for them to participate in defining questions and parameters of future national policy debates
Center For Community Change 2006 $250,000.00 Program development To develop new grassroots networks and advance new public policy ideas campaigns and messages regarding jobs income and economic security for low-wage workers
Center For Community Change 2006 $175,000.00 Program development For efforts to increase immigrant civic participation and bridge gap between immigrants and native-born Americans
Reinvestment Partners 2006 $125,000.00 Program development To assess impact of Nuestro Barrio (Our Neighborhood) telenovela America's first locally produced Latin American soap opera on financial literacy of Latino households
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2006 $100,000.00 Conferences/seminars For national conference on asset building
Center For Community Change 2006 $100,000.00 Program development; Research To explore potential for worker centers to address financial service needs of low-wage immigrant workers
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2005 $5,052,829.00 Program development To manage Saving for Education Entrepreneurship and Downpayment (SEED) initiative to demonstrate effectiveness of children's savings accounts in building assets
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2005 $3,000,000.00 Program development; Research For Innovations in Manufactured Homes (I'M Home) project to address problems in manufactured housing sector and explore sector's potential for expanding supply of affordable housing
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2005 $2,200,000.00 Endowments For endowment grant to ensure long-term capacity to promote asset building opportunities for low-income Americans
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2005 $1,500,000.00 Program development; Research To address problems in manufactured housing sector and explore sector's potential for expanding supply of affordable housing
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2005 $450,000.00 Program development To promote development of public policies that support asset-building tools for low-income people produce new scorecard on state policies and disseminate reports on small and medium enterprises
MDC 2005 $423,600.00 General/operating support; Continuing support; Program development For core support for Program in Community Philanthropy and Civic Culture to increase pool of philanthropic assets in U.S. South and help organizations & communities address racial divide
The Support Center 2005 $375,000.00 Program development To help statewide network of African-American community development credit unions expand their services and markets
Center For Community Change 2005 $350,000.00 Program development To build statewide organizational infrastructure linking local grassroots organizations in Great Plains South and California
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2005 $200,000.00 Continuing support; Program development To promote development of public policy to support asset-building tools for low-income people
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2005 $155,000.00 Conferences/seminars For meetings addressing connection of regional economic development and sustainable wage employment for low-income people
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2005 $100,000.00 Conferences/seminars To hold four regional conferences on asset-building in partnership with Federal Reserve System
NC Justice Center 2005 $100,000.00 Program development; Research For support to state-level organizations for budget and tax analysis under State Fiscal Analysis Initiative to benefit low-income populations
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2005 $50,000.00 Publication; Electronic media/online services To develop and disseminate on-line and in hard copy second edition of State Asset Development Report Card
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2004 $2,465,220.00 Program development For management of Saving for Education Entrepreneurship and Down Payment initiative (SEED) to demonstrate in sites across the country positive impact of children's savings account on low-income families and children
MDC 2004 $728,000.00 General/operating support; Program development For core support for Program in Community Philanthropy and Civic Culture to increase pool of philanthropic assets in U.S. South and help organizations and communities address racial divide
The Support Center 2004 $400,000.00 General/operating support For general support for technical assistance to member credit unions that are expanding financial access for low-income and minority communities in North Carolina
Center For Community Change 2004 $250,000.00 Program development To engage grassroots groups national policy organizations and allies in public debate about jobs work supports and economic security
Center For Community Change 2004 $200,000.00 Research To conduct focus group and survey research and develop media campaign targeting infrequent voters particularly low-income young people and people of color
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2004 $100,000.00 Program development; Research To determine need for national training facility and investment fund to support manufactured housing research advocacy and finance
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2004 $50,000.00 Program development To engage mainstream financial institutions in providing financial asset-building products for low-income communities
Center For Community Change 2004 $50,000.00 Program development To strengthen local regional and national collaboration within immigrants' rights movement
Center For Community Change 2004 $30,000.00 Conferences/seminars For Partnerships for Change Project on union/community collaboration in public education to hold retreats for teachers' union and community organization representatives
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2003 $1,258,488.00 Program development; Research For core support for SEED (Savings for Education Entrepreneurship and Downpayment) national demonstration to explore potential of Children's Savings Accounts
Center For Community Change 2003 $1,000,000.00 General/operating support For general support for programs addressing economic development community organizing and civic participation of low-income people
Corporation for Enterprise Development 2003 $600,000.00 Program development To promote development of public policy to support Individual Development Accounts (IDAs) and other asset-building tools for low-income people Individual Development Accounts are restricted savings accounts intended to build wealth in low-income communities that can be used for high return investments such as buying a first home going to college or starting a business
The Support Center 2003 $350,000.00 Program development To help statewide network of African-American community development credit unions expand their services and markets
NC Justice Center 2003 $300,000.00 Income development; Faculty/staff development To strengthen Justice Center and North Carolina Budget and Tax Center by hiring additional fiscal policy analyst and development assistant
Center For Community Change 2003 $300,000.00 Management development/capacity building; Program development For strategic planning and organizational restructuring to enhance and strengthen Center's role as intermediary for community-based organizations concerned with social change
MDC 2003 $250,000.00 Management development/capacity building; Program development To build capacity and relationships among community-based organizations and foundations in the American South
MDC 2003 $250,000.00 Program development; Technical assistance For technical assistance to University of Namibia's Northern Campus
MDC 2003 $216,000.00 Program development To administer and regrant funds to philanthropic organizations with commitment to justice and equity in American South, and to document lessons learned from this process
Center For Community Change 2003 $200,000.00 Research For research on predatory lending through analysis of impact of foreclosures on sub-prime mortgages
NC Justice Center 2003 $150,000.00 Program development; Research For support to state-level organizations for budget and tax analysis under State Fiscal Analysis Initiative to benefit low-income populations
Center For Community Change 2003 $150,000.00 Program development; Research; Technical assistance To provide technical assistance to low-income grassroots organizations and enable them to participate in public dialogue surrounding transportation equity issues
Center for Responsible Lending 2003 $100,000.00 Program development To expand ability of Self-Help Federal Credit Union to provide affordable and responsible financial services to lower income people in California
Center For Community Change 2003 $15,000.00 Conferences/seminars For meeting of teachers unions and community organizations that are exploring collaborative school reform strategies in cities

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