The Ford Foundation is a New York-headquartered, globally oriented private foundation with the mission of advancing human welfare. The Ford Foundation believes in the inherent dignity of all people. Across eight decades, their mission has sought to reduce poverty and injustice, strengthen democratic values, promote international cooperation, and advance human achievement.
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) is the department of the government of New York City dedicated to supporting and strengthening New York City’s vibrant cultural life. Among its primary missions is ensuring adequate public funding for non-profit cultural organizations, both large and small, throughout the five boroughs.