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  1. Ford Foundation Awards MoCAD $120,000 Grant for Fellowship ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Artforum Intl.

    The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit announced that it has been awarded a $120,000 grant from the Ford Foundation in support of two curatorial fellowships that will begin in January 2017. "Without [the Foundation's] support, this fellowship could not have been realized," Elysia Borowy-Reeder, MOCAD's executive director, said.

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  2. Ford Foundation Awards MoCAD $120,000 Grant for Fellowship ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Artforum Intl.

    The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit announced that it has been awarded a $120,000 grant from the Ford Foundation in support of two curatorial fellowships that will begin in January 2017. "Without [the Foundation's] support, this fellowship could not have been realized," Elysia Borowy-Reeder, MOCAD's executive director, said.

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  3. Trump Speechwriter Meredith McIver Was Once a Broadway BabyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Before her name became synonymous with "Speechgate," Meredith McIver , a Donald Trump staff writer who officially took the blame for the sections of Melania Trump 's Monday night speech at the Republican National Convention that plagiarized Michelle Obama 's DNC speech of 2008, was a New York ballet dancer who briefly basked in the bright lights of Broadway. As the New York Times reports, McIver is the daughter of a ballroom dancing team, and, at age 14, came to New York to study at the at the School of American Ballet on a Ford Foundation scholarship.

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  4. Trump pleased that speechwriter took blame for plagiarism in wifea s speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Fresno Bee

    ... to messages seeking comment, grew up in Northern California, before coming to New York at age 14 on a Ford Foundation scholarship for dance. She studied at the School of American Ballet, the official school of the New York City Ballet, from 1965 ...

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  5. Ford's Financing of the CommunistsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | Dad29

    The Ford Foundation has put many millions into Communist-front organizations, which in turn have created and managed "Black Lives Matter." On this posting, Ford absolutely puts Soros to shame.

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  6. Simon & Schuster to market Hazelden booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Star Tribune

    Hazelden Publishing has inked a deal with the venerable New York publishing house Simon & Schuster to sell and distribute its addiction and self-help books in the United States and Canada. The agreement, which begins on Jan. 1, is an attempt by the Center City-based Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation get its print and digital books into the hands of more consumers through such retail outlets as Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.

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  7. How the GenForward poll of young Americans was conductedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Yahoo!

    ... for by the Black Youth Project using grants from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the Ford Foundation. The original sample was drawn from two sources. Forty-five percent of respondents are part of NORC's AmeriSpeak panel, which ...

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  8. Confident GST will pass in coming Parliament session: Nitin GadkariRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Indian Express

    ... by senior executives, experts, analysts and investors from a large number of organisations including the Ford Foundation, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, New York City Department of Transportation, Reliance Industries and S&P Global. "Our ...

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  9. Ford Foundation appoints Gabrielle Sulzberger to Board of TrusteesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | PressReleasePoint

    New York , 7 July 2016 - The Ford Foundation announced today that Gabrielle Sulzberger has been elected to serve as a member of its Board of Trustees. Sulzberger is a general partner and investment manager of Rustic Canyon/Fontis Partners, L.P., a private equity fund based in Pasadena.

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  10. Stiglitz sounds India 'image' alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Telegraph

    ... New York, were in the city for a talk on "Global Inequality: Causes and Consequences". "Organisations like Ford Foundation have played important roles in the development of India for decades. So it should be of concern when NGOs are subjected to ...

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  11. Nigeria: From Cuba to Nigeria, Palacios Explores Models of Information IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | AllAfrica.com

    The Information industry came under heavy scrutiny once again at an exhibition organised by the African Artists' Foundation at the Omenka Gallery, Ikoyi, Lagos. It is a solo exhibition featuring a Cuban contemporary mixed media artist, David Palacios titled "Save the Data", which held in collaboration with The Ford Foundation.

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  12. How the Dutch government subsidizes BDS supporters - heavilyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... support for anti-Israel actions goes back much further. In 2002 a major scandal developed concerning the Ford Foundation's funding of LAW, the Palestinian Committee for the Protection of Human Rights and the Environment. LAW heavily incited against ...

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  13. Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra and Aria Lights, Inc. Partner to Provide ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... derserved Communities, the National Endowment for the Arts for its extensive education programs, and a major Ford Foundation grant to found its innovative Artist-in-Residence program.

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  14. Redefining Open: MOOCs and Online Courseware in the Age of Creative Commons and WikipediaRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Creative Commons

    ... works, "Video on Wikipedia and the Open Web: A Guide for Cultural and Educational Institutions" for the Ford Foundation, The New Enlightenment: The Promise of Film and Video in the Digital Age , and, also with the support of the Hewlett Foundation, ...

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  15. United Airlines Renews Support for International Center for Journalistsa Minority Reporting ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Business Wire

    ... guidance throughout the program. The 2016 Bringing Home the World Fellowship also is sponsored by the Ford Foundation, the Scripps Howard Foundation and the Fortune Family Foundation. United operates more than 1,000 non-stop flights a week to 61 ...

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  16. Why LGBT people, sex workers and injection drug users must be part of the discussion on ending AIDS.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | POZ

    ... Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, during her keynote address at the forum, held at the Ford Foundation. "Civil society should be the ones validating the U.N., and the U.N. really needs us to validate them," George Ayala, executive director ...

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  17. Heroes for HOPE Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Metro Times

    ... John Conyers Jr., Congressman John Lewis, LEAR Corporation co-founder Bob Rossiter (posthumously), and The Ford Foundation. Rochelle Riley of the Detroit Free Press will serve as the Master of Ceremonies. The evening will also feature a formal ...

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  18. Keeping Artists in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    When he was in his freshman year of college almost four decades ago, Darren Walker saw the Dance Theater of Harlem perform in Austin, Texas. "It was a transformational experience," said Walker, who is now president of the Ford Foundation, one of the nation's largest grant making organizations.

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  19. Challenging Assumptions on Big DataRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | The WHIR

    ... learn from the external process of bias or discriminatory behavior, according to a blog post by The Ford Foundation . "The origin of the prejudice is not necessarily embedded in the algorithm itself: Rather, it is in the models used to process ...

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  20. Latina Digital Content Creator and Educator Invited to Attend the...Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | PR.com

    ... cooperation from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women, the Tory Burch Foundation, PepsiCo Foundation and the Ford Foundation. "I am honored to be part of this high-level forum advancing opportunities and rights for women and girls as a key to global ...

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