Part 1 — Ford funded Durban activists — reveals that funding for many of the groups that fueled anti-Israel activity at a U.N. conference on racism came from the Ford Foundation, one of America's largest philanthropic institutions.


Part 2 — Ford's Mideast money trail — shows the tangled web of groups that benefit from Ford Foundation funding, including many Palestinian organizations that promote anti-Israel activity.


Part 3 — U.S. worries about transparency — reveals the growing concern by the U.S. government over how funds pumped into Palestinian non-governmental organizations are being used, and whether some of these monies could end up supporting terrorism.


Part 4 — Case study of a Ford grantee — examines the murky money trail of a Palestinian organization that has received millions of dollars from the Ford Foundation and other high-profile funders.

Related JTA articles subsequent to the Funding Hate investigative series.

Legal action to follow Ford revelations? — A Jewish group is considering legal action against the Ford Foundation in the wake of revelations that the charity is spending millions to fund organizations engaged in anti-Israel agitation. (10/21/2003)
Pressure builds on Ford — Congressional pressure is building on the Ford Foundation to stop supporting groups that engage in anti-Semitic activities. (11/04/2003)
Senator pledges Ford investigation — The head of the Senate Finance Committee said he would order an investigation into Ford Foundation support for anti-Israel groups the senator called “terrorist front organizations.” (11/14/2003)
Ford to stop funding hate groups — In a stunning reversal, the Ford Foundation has admitted it erred in funding anti-Israeli Palestinian groups and promised to establish tough new guidelines to stop its funds from being used for anti-Semitic action anywhere in the world. (11/18/2003)
Ford takes steps on funding — The Ford Foundation has taken its first steps to fulfill a pledge to reverse its funding for organizations engaged in anti-Israel agitation. (12/18/2003)
Edwin Black, who wrote the "Funding Hate" articles for JTA, is the author of the newly released "War Against the Weak: Eugenics and America’s Campaign to Create a Master Race" (Four Walls Eight Windows), which investigates corporate philanthropic involvement in American and Nazi eugenics. In May 2003, he won the American Society of Journalists and Authors’ award for best book of the year for his previous book, "IBM and the Holocaust" (Crown Publishing, 2001).
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