Bangkok, Thailand

Ford Resource and Engagement Center (FREC) Bangkok is a hub for some of Thailand’s most innovative nongovernmental organizations and social enterprises.

Established in 2019 and located at the Satri Julanak school in the city’s historic Pomprapsattruphai district, FREC Bangkok brings new resources and initiatives to one of the oldest neighborhoods in the capital.

Designed to be a shared public space for the neighborhood to enjoy, FREC Bangkok is home to eight nongovernmental organizations that run programs focused on food, environmental conservation, art and technology.

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Contact Information:
Call: +66 2 075 1417
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Open daily: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Address:
Nakornsawan Road, 77 เข้าทาง, Wat Sommanat,
Pom Prap Sattru Phai,
Bangkok 10100, Thailand


FREC Bangkok Partners


Scholars of Sustenance (SOS) is a food rescue organization that collects food surplus from Bangkok’s grocery stores, hotels and restaurants and donates it people in need.

Urban Studies Lab (USL) is a new community-focused think tank based at FREC, that will support it in designing programs that help residents in Bangkok’s historic Nang Loeng neighborhood – particularly youth and the elderly – to meet modern-day challenges.

Nature Inc. is Bangkok’s first green NGO co-working space, dedicated to wildlife conservation through education and advocacy. Its partners include: Love Wildlife Foundation and Bird Conservation Society of Thailand

Precious Plastics a group of people seeking to use the power of upcycling to make otherwise discarded plastic precious again.

FabCafe Bangkok a space where people can come together and turn their ideas into the reality with digital fabrication tools such as 3D printers and laser cutters.

Bangkok 1899 is FREC Bangkok’s immediate neighbor and partner project. Located in the historic former home of Chao Phraya Thammasakmontri – considered Thailand’s father of modern education – Bangkok 1899 is a cultural and civic hub, which represents an intersection of art, design, urbanism and social innovation.

Creative Migration (East), an international arts organization that aims to advance cultural diplomacy through the three pillars of art, public engagement and sustainability.

Na Café, a collaborative space using food and drinks as a medium to connect, inspire, and create social impact.