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The Ford Family Foundation is a private, non-profit foundation located in Roseburg, Oregon. Roseburg lies in southern Oregon where the North and South Umpqua rivers join. The “Hundred Valleys of the Umpqua” cut through from the Cascade Mountains to the Pacific Ocean, where tall timber prospers. The Ford Family Foundation has its roots here, too. Started in 1957, the Foundation now manages large, internal initiatives and makes grants to public charities predominantly benefiting communities in rural Oregon and Siskiyou County, California. Our heritage comes from such communities and the men and women who created them. We hope you will enjoy reading about the Fords and the work of the Foundation that will carry on their commitment to giving back to others for generations to come.


Home Office | (Map) 1600 NW Stewart Parkway | Roseburg, OR 97471-1957
Local: (541) 957-5574 | Fax: (541) 957-5720
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Scholarship Office | (
) 440 E. Broadway, Suite 200 | Eugene, OR 97401
Toll Free: (877) 864-2872 | Local: (541) 485-6211 | Fax: (541) 485-6223
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Our Founders

In 1936, Kenneth W. Ford pursued a vision with a single sawmill in the southern Oregon community of Roseburg. 

Hallie E. Ford was a teacher. Like Kenneth, she believed in a complete and continuing education.

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Senior Program Officer for 
Community Development

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