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About the Foundation

The Ford Family Foundation believes in the power of rural communities. As a private, nonprofit foundation proudly headquartered in Roseburg, Oregon, its investments through grants, scholarships and community building create the conditions where children in rural Oregon and Siskiyou County, California, have the family, education and community supports they need to succeed in life.

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Press releases

Financial hardship endures despite rebounds in job growth

The latest data captured in Oregon by the Numbers 2023 reveals that, while job growth is rebounding post-pandemic in nearly every county, the portion of households in financial hardship remains mired statewide at 44 percent.

The 2023 Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts

The Ford Family Foundation names three Oregon visual artists as Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts for 2023 Roseburg, Ore. — The Ford Family Foundation named its 2023 Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts, recognizing three Oregon visual artists for demonstrated...

Oregon Voices survey reveals common cause in rural and urban counties

An innovative survey released today by The Ford Family Foundation and research partners at ECONorthwest and Portland State University shares insights into the lived experiences of households across Oregon. The findings set the table for conversations in backyards, town halls, schools, workplaces and the state Capitol.

The ranks of Ford Family Scholars grows by 280

A group of 280 students residing in Oregon and Siskiyou County, California recently received news of scholarship funding from The Ford Family Foundation – allowing them to pursue their ambition of a bachelor’s or associate degree.

Fund for Teachers 2023

As The Ford Family Foundation launches its 10-year strategic plan it has even more talent to lean on. With three new hires and a promotion, the Foundation has expanded the capacities of two of its departments.

The 2022 Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts

The Ford Family Foundation Names Three Oregon Visual Artists as Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts for 2022 Roseburg, Ore. — The Ford Family Foundation today named its 2022 Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts, recognizing three Oregon visual artists for...

Growing Rural Oregon launches

The Ford Family Foundation is proud to announce the launch of a new framework for supporting rural entrepreneurs called Growing Rural Oregon — GRO. Four Oregon cities will participate in GRO’s first cohort.