Ford Motor Company and Jay Leno, renowned auto enthusiast and star of Jay Leno’s Garage, are teaming up to auction the TV legend’s personal one-of-one 2000 Harley-Davidson F-150 at the 45th Anniversary Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction at WestWorld of Scottsdale.
Ford Motor Company’s commitment to and support of diverse suppliers is being recognized today as Hau Thai-Tang, Ford group vice president, Global Purchasing, is named chairman of Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council for 2016-17.
Ford is expanding its commitment to grow high school girls’ tech talent by providing them the skills and resources necessary to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math-related fields.
Ford Motor Company Fund, in collaboration with Houston Area Ford Dealers, today launched the Ford Driving Dreams education initiative with a donation of 10,000 new books and $100,000 in scholarships available to high school seniors in Greater Houston.
The tour is slated to impact 5,000 northern California students in schools with high Latino concentrations. Designed to motivate high school students to complete high school on time and pursue higher education, the program will also engage middle school students for the first time in the U.S.
Ford Motor Company and Ford Motor Company Fund are once again offering targeting students enrolled at Historically Black Colleges and Universities the opportunity to compete in the Ford HBCU Community Challenge.
A Ford Transit van specially customized with a sink, refrigerator, food preparation space, service window and cabinets is helping to serve mobile meals to Washington, D.C.’s homeless as part of The Salvation Army’s Grate Patrol program.
Twelve years ago Brian Fountaine was a tank commander on patrol in Iraq when two bombs exploded under his Humvee, taking both of his legs and nearly killing him. Today, Brian is a design student at Northeastern University using 3D printing technology to develop high-quality, less-expensive prosthetic limbs for veterans and other amputees.
Automotive design can stir a person’s deepest passion. Rami Khoury knows the feeling. So does Konnor Bartels. They are two of the first five winners of the William Clay Ford Automotive Design Scholarship, honoring Mr. Ford’s legacy of design innovation and leadership.
Ford Motor Company Fund is building on its commitment to education by teaming with USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education and expanding the IWitness multimedia program in the Detroit area.
Ford Motor Company announces two new initiatives today that strengthen its leadership in community service and provide younger employees an innovative opportunity to explore their growing interest in civic engagement and volunteering.
Ford Motor Company announced today its popular high school fundraising program – Drive 4 UR School – will collaborate with the rock band Foreigner to create and host special choir fundraisers in select states.
Ford Motor Company Fund is expanding its innovative Ford Driving Dreams educational tour for the first time to an international market with a program in Panama that will help more than 300 young teens learn skills to keep them in school.
Ford Motor Company Fund today announced a total of $180,000 for the 2015 Ford Driving Dreams Through Education LULAC grantees as they work together to promote on-time high school graduation and college enrollment among Latinos, the fastest-growing segment in public schools. The grantee recipients were announced today at LULAC’s 86th Annual National Convention in Salt Lake City.
The 2015 ESSENCE Festival kicks off this weekend, and Ford will be on hand to help attendees celebrate and potentially walk away with keys to a brand-new Ford vehicle of their choosing* as part of its title sponsorship of the 21st anniversary of the event. The ESSENCE Festival is a cultural celebration featuring a mix of established names, promising newcomers and cherished festival favorites.
Ford Motor Company joined radio personality Steve Harvey pre-Father’s Day weekend in Dallas for his annual Steve Harvey Mentoring Weekend for Young Men program. The program is executed by the Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation.
The North Texas Ford Dealers and Ford Motor Company Fund wrapped up the school year by awarding nearly $350,000 in scholarships and technology prizes to North Texas students from more than 100 high schools located in the communities where Ford dealers operate.
Ford Motor Company Fund will celebrate the achievements of more than 160 graduating seniors from 10 Detroit-area high schools at its sixth annual Blue Oval Scholarship program. The awards, ranging from $250 to $1,000, will be presented Thursday, June 18 at 5:30 p.m. at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.
Ford Motor Company celebrates its commitment to southeast Michigan with the Ford Fireworks in Detroit on Monday, June 22, including a special salute to the nation’s military with a flyover by World War II-era airplanes.
UAW-Ford today celebrated the opening of a newly remodeled ballpark in Detroit, dedicated to the late William Clay Ford Sr. The state-of-the-art field includes renovated pitching and batting cages, new bleachers, a digitized scoreboard, scenic landscaping, new lighting and restrooms.
Hundreds of Ford Volunteer Corps members across the U.S. are digging into community environmental projects today, part of a Ford Motor Company Accelerated Action Day aimed at building stronger communities on World Environment Day.
Ford Motor Company Fund is sponsoring an Honor Flight to transport Louisville area veterans to the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Saturday. The World War II Honor Flight veterans – all in their eighties and nineties – will be greeted at the national memorial by members of Congress and Ford employees.
Ford and its employees want to help meet the great need for assistance in the wake of the heartbreaking death and destruction in Nepal. We’re committed to helping those in need and hope these contributions will accelerate recovery efforts following the devastating earthquake.
Given the chance to be software designers, 100 middle school students at the Ford STEAM Lab Hackathon invented a range of mobile applications to make learning easier, from catching up on missed assignments, to studying math and music through gaming – all the while earning $42,500 in awards and scholarships.
Ford STEAM Lab, an educational program from the Ford Motor Company Fund, is bringing the power of Silicon Valley to Detroit with an innovative two-day hackathon to help middle school students improve their education while exploring high-tech careers.
As many Detroiters continue to face food insecurity issues, Ford Motor Company Fund is contributing $100,000 toward an infant formula program at Gleaners Community Food Bank – enough to feed more than 7,000 babies for two weeks.
Ford Motor Company is collaborating with the National Veterans Transition Services, Inc. on a three-week workshop designed specifically to address the issues women veterans face as a growing number of them are returning to civilian life and a possibly uncertain future.
Ford is donating its Innovation Park feature exhibit from the 2015 North American International Auto Show to two Southeast Michigan organizations, demonstrating the company’s commitment to sustainability.
Ford Motor Company is expanding its long-time support of the GRAMMY Foundation®’s GRAMMY in the Schools® initiative by donating additional money through Ford’s innovative Drive 4 UR School program – as well as a new 2015 Ford vehicle to the 2015 Music Educator of the Year.