Quick Snapshot

Donor:

Edward E. Ford

Trust:
Established in 1957

Foundation Type:

Independent

Financial Data (Year Ended 9/30/12):
Assets, $60,396,118; November 2011 -June 2012 - 37 grants totaling $2,569,830. Success rate of 71%. Average grant, excluding Educational Leadership Grants, $50,000.

Purpose and activities:

Grants for independent secondary education only. Independent secondary schools must hold membership in the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) to be eligible for consideration.

Limitations:
Giving limited to the U.S. and its protectorates. No support for public, elementary or college-level schools, independent schools holding membership in NAIS grades K-8 only, schools that have been applicants in the last three years or schools that do not have individual membership in NAIS. No grants to individuals, or for emergency funds or deficit financing.

Types of Support:

See Recent Grants

Trustee:
JP Morgan Chase Bank