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Ford Family Foundation Grants

Ford Family Foundation
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Ford Family Foundation Grants offer funding for small, rural communities in Oregon and Siskiyou County, California. Funding priorities include:

  • Children and Education:
    • Increase the health of children through improved access to health and dental services, preventative services, and education
    • Lessen the instances of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse of children through increased access to programs and services
    • Support programs and organizations that impact school readiness
    • Support programs and facilities that encourage the development of skills and create structure for youth during in-school and out-of-school time
  • Community and Leadership:
    • Capital projects which support priority program areas: youth development and education, child abuse prevention, access to health and dental service for children, early childhood development, and projects which promote greater civic engagement in community affairs
    • Small grants to organizations in response to unexpected needs
    • Technical assistance to develop community leaders, effective organizations, and collaborations

Organizations must be located in rural communities with less than 30,000 in population not adjacent to or part of an urban or metropolitan area in Oregon or Siskiyou County, California.

Applicants must be 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, governmental entities, or IRS-recognized tribes.

Geographic coverage
Oregon and Siskiyou County, California
Amount of funding

Typical grants are between $50,000 - $100,000.

The Foundation generally funds no more than one-third of a project's full budget and applicants must have at least 50% of the funding for the total project budget committed before applying.

Application process

A link to the online application process is available on the program website. Applications are accepted year-round.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Access · Capital funding · Child welfare · Children and youth · Community and economic development · Healthcare facilities · Leadership · Oral health · Primary care · Public health · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · California · Oregon

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.