Ford Resource and Engagement Centers are a Ford Fund innovation that brings nonprofit partners together in a collaborative environment to support surrounding communities. Over the last five years, Ford Fund has developed a global network of these facilities to strengthen communities and help make people’s lives better around the world. While each Ford Resource and Engagement Center reflects the needs and culture of the community it serves, these client-directed centers provide a range of services in the following areas:

Basic needs: Services that stabilize communities and remove socioeconomic barriers, with efforts focused on safety, food and housing

Economic growth: Services that accelerate and create socioeconomic growth opportunities in communities, with efforts focused on education as well as, workforce and entrepreneurship training

Quality of life: Services that contribute to the greater good of humankind in communities, with a focus on arts and culture as well as, mentoring

Detroit - East Side

Detroit, MI
Est. 2017

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Detroit - Southwest

Detroit, MI
Est. 2013

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Bangkok

Thailand
Est. 2019

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Craiova

Romania
Est. 2018


Pretoria

South Africa
Est. 2016