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About Ford Foundation, The

The Ford Foundation is unaffiliated with a certain Michigan car company, although it was created by the gent we all know and love, Henry Ford. The foundation was founded in 1936 with the mission of promoting democracy, reducing poverty and funding projects that aim to solve social and economic problems. The Ford Foundation is a resource for innovative people and institutions around the world.

Interns at the Ford Foundation perform administrative tasks and become involved in the process of selecting grant proposals to be funded. They also handle grant applications.


Open to full-time undergraduate students residing in the New York City area. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and receive significant financial aid for education.

Ford Foundation, The

Human Resources
Ford Foundation, The
The Ford Foundation
320 East 43rd Street
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 573-5000


Number of Interns: 10 to 20
Compensation/Benefits: Paid
Duration: N/A
Academic Level: College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors


New York, NY