Training and Events

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Vital Rural Communities

Conferences and Networking Events

We host and provide resources for events that cover an array of topics important to community capacity building. These events are held in various venues across Oregon and Siskiyou County, including The Ford Family Foundation Conference Room in Roseburg. 

Children, Youth & Families

Child Abuse Prevention and Intervention »

The Ford Family Foundation is partnering with nonprofits to deliver a nationally acclaimed training: Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children. It's a two-hour workshop designed to educate adults on how to prevent, recognize, and react to child sexual abuse. Offered at minimal or no cost.

Arts

Artists in Residencies »

Through the Visual Arts program, two-year residency programs provide opportunities for artists to explore and conceptualize new work.

Artist Convenings »

The Visual Arts program also brings the Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts together annually for special convenings.

Postsecondary success

Postsecondary Preparation »

The Ford Family Foundation works to increase the number of rural students who are aware of, prepared for and enrolled in post-secondary education or training. We have partnered with Oregon GEAR UP, an organization, which helps students meet their educational goals. 

Scholarship Programs - Conferences »

Recipients of Ford Family scholarships receive much more than money. The Foundation works to develop a long-term relationship with such students. Conferences, special events and counseling are just some of the additional benefits that recipients receive.

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