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.