Our Mission:
Successful Citizens and Vital Rural Communities

The Ford Family Foundation serves the people and the communities
of Oregon and Siskiyou County, California.

Our Areas of Focus

Successful Citizens

Vital Rural Communities


economy Nancy Straw in a turquoise jacket walks up the stairs the Foundation

Long-term focus

An interview with Nancy Straw, the Foundation's new director of community and economic development.   Read More


Weed fire: Recovery begins after a disaster

The Boles Fire nearly destoyed the town. Now, new homes are being built.  Read More

education Zach Edwards with his auto shop in the background

Scholar puts his degree to work

Ford Opportunity Scholar Zach Edwards uses a work bench for his desk in his Ashland auto shop.  Read More

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