|Ford Foundation and New Israel Fund announce $20 Million Fund For Grant Making In Israel|
|Thursday, 06 September 2007 00:00|
NEW YORK / JERUSALEM, 6 September 2007 – The Ford Foundation today announced a $20 million grant to extend its partnership with the New Israel Fund to support civil society, human rights and social justice organizations in Israel.
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The Ford Foundation is an independent, nonprofit grant-making organization. For more than 50 years it has been a resource for innovative people and institutions worldwide, guided by its goals of strengthening democratic values, reducing poverty and injustice, promoting international cooperation and advancing human achievement. With headquarters in New York, the foundation has offices in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and Russia.
The New Israel Fund is the leading organization advancing democratic change within Israel. Founded in 1979, NIF has granted over $200 million to more than 800 organizations in Israel dedicated to promoting equality and social justice for all Israelis. Through an integrated strategy of grant-making, technical assistance and coalition-building, NIF nurtures and develops grassroots organizations that have become the leaders of Israeli civil society. NIF has its administrative headquarters in Washington, DC and bases its grant-making and capacity-building operations in Jerusalem.
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