Inspired by her great-great grandfather Henry Ford’s belief in the power of learning to make everyone’s lives better and by her own passion for new thinking and innovations that can improve people’s experiences across the company, Elena Ford is championing a new initiative launching today to address literacy shortfalls and advance student success in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM).
Ford Motor Company Fund returned to Puerto Rico with its award-winning Driving Skills for Life program, as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to the island. This is the second time that Ford brings its free Driving Skills for Life program to Puerto Rico to help teens learn safe driving skills beyond what they learn in standard driver education programs.
Ford Driving Skills for Life is celebrating 16 years of its award-winning driver safety program. As Ford Driving Skills for Life turns “Sweet 16” – the traditional driving age across most of North America – its 2019 national tour will kick off at NRG Stadium in Houston.
Ford Motor Company Fund today announces plans for its new Ford Resource and Engagement Center Bangkok, which will serve as the new home for some of this city’s most innovative, environmentally conscious nongovernmental organizations.
Ford and Lincoln dealers in the United States gave nearly $100 million and more than 500,000 hours to local causes and nonprofits in 2018 – according to Ford Motor Company’s annual survey on dealer giving.
The Ford GT Heritage Edition with Gulf racing theme honors magical motorsport victories but now is racing to help Michigan families improve their lives as Ford as Ford donates the $2.5 million it earned at auction to support United Way for Southeastern Michigan.
The very first model of the most powerful factory Mustang ever was auctioned tonight for $1.1 million as it goes for the famed muscle car’s biggest win ever – trying to help researchers cure children with type 1 diabetes. Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson, was the winning bidder.
Ford Motor Company Fund is helping communities cope with increasingly destructive natural disasters by awarding grants for four specially equipped Ford Transit vans to nonprofit winners of the Ford Disaster Relief Mobility Challenge.
Cass Community Social Services (Cass) and Ford Motor Company Fund unveil the second piece of their Ford Mobile Farm project collaboration – the Ford Freight Farm, a 40-foot shipping container that grows nutritious food hydroponically.
More than 650,000 people in Southeast Michigan will face hunger this year, according to Gleaners Community Food Bank, and Ford Motor Company Fund and its nonprofit partners are once again teaming up to address food challenges this holiday season.
In summer 2006, Dr. Jim Osborn and his wife Amy Jo welcomed their newborn son, Austin Hatcher, into the world. Within weeks, their bright, cuddly baby boy began to show signs of an illness, and days later, they would learn he had inoperable brain cancer.
Ford Motor Company Fund and 1863 Ventures (formerly Project 500) are launching a new program in Washington, D.C. to help female social entrepreneurs grow their enterprises, increasing both impact and long-term sustainability.
Ford Fund – the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company – is advancing its mission to empower young people to meet the challenges of a better world with support for two major global social entrepreneurship competitions for college students.
Ford Global Caring Month is underway with more than 10,000 Ford Motor Company employees signed up so far to make people’s lives better in 40 countries during September – and registrations are still coming in to the Ford Volunteer Corps.
While families and friends across the country enjoy barbecues and beaches this weekend, Ford also wants to help ensure the essence of the Labor Day holiday shines through by celebrating the people who keep America rolling.
Drift superstar Vaughn Gittin Jr. stopped by the Ford booth at the Woodward Dream Cruise today to officially hand over keys to the 700-horsepower Eagle Squadron Mustang GT to its new owner Brayton Williams.
Ford Motor Company sharpened its vision for Detroit’s Corktown community by inviting nearly 200 millennial leaders from across the region to participate in Reimagined Detroit Tech, a day of design challenges, workshops and community building ideas focused on shaping the future of Detroit’s oldest neighborhood.
Ford is turning its iconic Dark Highland Green Mustang Bullitt Kona Blue to help benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and one lucky raffle participant will drive home in this one-of-a-kind Mustang.
A long-time supporter of education, the Ford Motor Company Fund is launching a first-of-its-kind program at Spelman College to improve graduation rates among first-generation students – one of the fastest-growing populations of college attendees in the U.S.
The Ford Fireworks lit up Downtown Detroit to cap a perfect summer evening for family fun. Celebrating 60 years, the Ford Fireworks featured more than 10,000 pyrotechnic effects that thrilled the hundreds of thousands of people gathered along the Detroit River.
The countdown has begun for the Ford Fireworks. Celebrating 60 years, this year’s magnificent display will take place on Monday, June 25 at 9:55 p.m. ET, transforming Detroit’s skyline into one of the nation’s most spectacular displays of pyrotechnic wonder.
Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with The Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History, pays tribute to the resilient spirit and creative contributions of African-American females at the 20th annual Ford Freedom Award program.
Nine months after the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, Ford Motor Company is reinforcing its commitment to the Houston community and continuing its support of ongoing recovery efforts in southeast Texas.
The Goon Squad, one of 86 teams Ford helps sponsor through For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST), is headed to the FIRST Championship in Detroit this week to pit its robot against others from around the world.
Ford Motor Company is reinforcing its commitment to the people of Puerto Rico as it launches the next phase of Centro de Movilidad Social – a program designed to provide much-needed supplies and services to hurricane-devastated communities across the island.
Ford Driving Skills for Life for Her – the first event of its kind since the historic royal decree to lift the ban on women obtaining a driver’s license in Saudi Arabia – made its global debut this week at Jeddah’s Effat University.
Ford Motor Company today announced the winners of the Ford Freedom Unsung “Heroes of Harvey” Awards, celebrating individuals who have made significant contributions in their community during the hurricane relief efforts.
Two of the most iconic American performance cars – an all-new Ford GT and the recently unveiled limited-edition Mustang Bullitt – raised a total of $2.85 million for charity at the 47th annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction.
Ford and the Steve McQueen estate are auctioning the first new Mustang Bullitt off the factory line to benefit Chino Hills, California-based Boys Republic, a private, nonprofit, nonsectarian school and treatment community for troubled youngsters.
Ford Motor Company Fund is investing more than $1.2 million for expanded disaster relief efforts in Puerto Rico and spearheading a collaboration with nonprofits to bring much-needed vehicles, supplies and services to hurricane-devastated communities on the island.
Today, Ford Motor Company announced the award of $200,000 in funding, part of the Bill Ford Better World Challenge (BFBWC), to support two international projects to improve health and sanitation conditions in India and Mexico.
After being diagnosed with cancer, Mike Butler was fascinated by the process through which patients were treated – but saw an opportunity to introduce practices from the car manufacturing facility, where he works, so that it might run more smoothly.
Houston Pastor Develron Walker seemingly does it all. As the leader of Towers of Hope Church of God in Christ, he shuttles churchgoers to services, drives neighborhood children to school and distributes food and necessities to people in need.
The Ford Motor Company Fund celebrated the 10-year anniversary of its signature Ford College Community Challenge (C3) yesterday with a special mobility-themed competition, “Making Lives Better by Changing the Way People Move.”
Today, Ford Motor Company Fund opens a new Ford Resource and Engagement Center on Detroit’s east side – increasing access to essential needs and services, as well as economic opportunities in one of the city’s most underserved neighborhoods.
Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm for Ford Motor Company, continues its support of the accomplishments of women at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 47th Annual Legislative Conference through its sponsorship of the Sojourner Truth Women’s Leadership Reception.
During Ford’s Global Caring Month in September, thousands of Ford employees in 38 countries will apply their skills and energy toward making people’s lives better through community improvement projects in cities, towns and villages around the world.
Ford Motor Company and its dealers, taking action to aid Hurricane Harvey victims, are committing millions of dollars in relief funds and offering special assistance to those who need to replace lost or destroyed vehicles.
Ford Motor Company is playing host to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra this week as the musicians wrap up their first-ever tour of China with performances that include a special concert for Ford employees and their families.
Ford is building on its rich history of iconic cars and community building as presenting sponsor of the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise, America's largest annual celebration of automotive history and culture.
Today, Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, named the recipients of the Ford Driving Dreams (FDD) Grants at the 88th Annual LULAC National Convention in San Antonio, Texas.
Ford Motor Company and southeast Michigan will celebrate American independence with the dazzling Ford Fireworks and an expanded community outreach for students and veterans along the downtown Detroit riverfront on Monday, June 26.
Ford Motor Company Fund celebrated the achievements of more than 140 graduating seniors from 10 Detroit-area high schools at its ninth annual Blue Oval Scholars program. Ford presented the awards – ranging from $250 to $1,000 – on Wednesday, at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.
More than $20,000 in scholarships and prizes were awarded to Michigan students May 23 at the annual Ford Freedom Award Scholar’s Experience, which celebrates young people who find new and creative ways to promote diversity.
In its third consecutive year, Ford Motor Company Fund collaborates to match every dollar invested by the North Texas Ford dealers to award $440,000 in Ford Driving Dreams scholarships to 220 senior high school students. North Texas Ford dealers and Ford Fund have contributed more than $3 million and impacted close to 35,000 students since the collaboration began in 2015.
Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, will celebrate the positive contributions of African Americans in arts and culture at the 19th annual Ford Freedom Award program.
Ford Motor Company Fund and NBC’s GIVE program joined forces to assist two small non-profits that are having a big impact helping African-Americans, Latinos and women develop their technical skills, while opening pathways to career opportunities in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math).
Closing out six months of collaboration with the Detroit community, the winners of Ford Motor Company’s Go Detroit Challenge were announced today. The winners – who will share $60,000 in prizes – identified and created innovative solutions to mobility challenges faced by Detroiters.
With the U.S. Bureau of Statistics projecting jobs in science, technology, engineering and math fields will grow to more than 9 million by 2022, Ford is joining with Kode With Klossy to expand offerings of its free, two-week summer coding camps for girls.
With its focus on being a good corporate citizen, Ford Motor Company has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the eighth straight year – the longest streak for any auto manufacturer.
Ford Next Generation Learning (NGL) has teamed up with the Ford STEAM program to award $50,000 in grants to creative high school students who are using their STEAM skills to advance sustainable communities and make people’s lives better.
The last 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor fetched $157,000 – with an additional $50,000 anonymous donation – at the 46th annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction, with all proceeds from the sale benefiting JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research.
Ford Motor Company is pulling together African American leaders from across the United States to make this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day a day of action for advancing the narrative of black men and creating positive social change.
Ford worked with the National FFA Organization and Discovery Education to give over 54,000 students around the United States an inside look at how the company is designing and engineering today’s trucks to meet the needs of tomorrow’s farmers, agricultural innovators and leaders.
Ford Motor Company has once again earned 100 percent – the highest possible score – on this year’s Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT equality in the workplace.
Ford F-Series, the Official Truck of the National Football League and best-selling truck in America for 39 consecutive years, teamed up with Fox Sports, the Dallas Cowboys and actor Denis Leary for a Thanksgiving Day surprise makeover of Dallas Fire Station 43.
Four architectural students from Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas, won top honors at the 2016 Ford Historically Black Colleges and Universities Community Challenge with a software app that enables homeowners to monitor water and energy use in real-time.