Chapter 39

FORD FOUNDATION AND ROCKFELLER FOUNDATION

 

FORD FOUNDATION
39.1 The Ford Foundation has been operating in India since 1951. The Foundation assistance has mainly been in the form of institutional grants in certain priority sectors. The total institutional assistance received from the Ford Foundation since its inception upto 1982-83 was US$ 142.89 million. Again in the year 1998-99, Ford Foundation had given a grant of US $ 0.073 million as support for participation in International Film Festival and related seminars.

 

ROCKFELLER FOUNDATION
39.2 The Rockfeller Foundation activities in India have been terminated by the Government of India with effect from the end of March, 1976. The total amount of grants made available by the Foundation upto March 31,1976 in various fields such as medicine, natural sciences, agriculture, humanities and social science was US$ 21.49 Million.