Our Misson

The mission of The Edward E. Ford Foundation is to strengthen and support independent secondary schools and to challenge and inspire them to leverage their unique talents, expertise and resources to advance teaching and learning throughout this country by supporting and disseminating best practice, by supporting efforts to develop and implement models of sustainability, and by encouraging collaboration with other institutions.

What We Have Done


in Grant Distributions


Separate Grants


Different Schools


in matching funds raised


NAIS - Independent School Magazine

Executive Director, John Gulla's article from the Spring 2017 issue
Almost daily, some independent school magazine arrives in my office screaming "innovation" from the cover. I know that this is happening not just in schools but throughout our society now that the global zeitgeist has embraced innovation as a universal good, a panacea to our many modern challenges. CLICK HERE for the full article.

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