Ford Foundation

Any donor
Private Foundations
Geographical focus: 
East Asia and the Pacific
South Asia
Thematic focus: 
Tourism in general
Human Rights in Tourism
Policy and Governance in Tourism
Social inclusion and Poverty reduction in Tourism
Intro text: 
The Ford Foundation supports visionary leaders and organizations on the frontlines of social change worldwide. The Ford Foundation is on the frontlines of social change around the world, working with visionary leaders and organizations to change social structures and institutions—so that everyone has the opportunity to achieve their full potential and have a voice in decisions that affect them.

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Geographic focus

North America, Latin America, Africa, Asia.

Who can apply?

Organizations, individuals (for fellowships - very limited).

Objectives and activities

  • Strengthen democratic values
  • Reduce poverty and injustice
  • Promote international cooperation
  • Advance human achievement;

Projects for ecotourism were supported in the past.

Type and level of funding

Grants, scholarships.