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Education for the Future of Work

Ford Philanthropy and Ford Dealers are investing $2 million in scholarship funding to current or future students pursuing automotive technology degrees or certificates.

  • Driving Change: How Minority-Formed and Led Evhybridnoire is Transforming Sustainable Transportation

    Driving Change: How Minority-Formed and Led Evhybridnoire is Transforming Sustainable Transportation

    At Ford Fund, we are amplifying the work of our partner organizations by showcasing their past, present and vision for the future. Meet Ford Fund partner Terry Travis, Co-founder and Director of EVHybridNoire. Ford Fund sponsors EVHybridNoire’s E-…

  • Innovating for Impact: Portia Roberson's Vision for FOCUS: HOPE

    Innovating for Impact: Portia Roberson's Vision for FOCUS: HOPE

    As CEO of Focus: HOPE, Portia Roberson is leading a mission to combat racism, poverty, and injustice, fostering a community where everyone can live in freedom and harmony. Drawing on her experience heading Detroit's Civil Rights, Inclusion, and…

  • Cultivating Community - Nurturing Black Heritage at the Douglass Community Center

    Cultivating Community - Nurturing Black Heritage at the Douglass Community Center

    In the heart of southwest Haywood County, Tennessee, stands the Douglass Community Center, an active cultural gathering space cultivated by generations of Black families.

  • Black History in the Making - 1863 Ventures is Making Entrepreneurship Possible for Women and Founders of Color

    Black History in the Making - 1863 Ventures is Making Entrepreneurship Possible for Women and Founders of Color

    Seven years ago in a Georgetown University classroom, a student project sparked the genesis of 1863 Ventures. Founded by the dynamic Melissa Bradley – a wife, mother, serial entrepreneur, and McDonough School of Business professor – this initiative began…

  • Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Building a Beloved Community Through Service

    Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Building a Beloved Community Through Service

    For 30 years, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service has continued to grow, engaging people across America to create lasting change in their communities.

  • Partner Spotlight: Feeding Change - How Scholars of Sustenance Tackles Food Waste in Thailand

    Partner Spotlight: Feeding Change - How Scholars of Sustenance Tackles Food Waste in Thailand

    Each year, enough food is produced worldwide to meet the needs of our global population, yet a third of excess food still ends up in landfills. Scholars of Sustenance, the first food rescue foundation in Thailand and a Ford Fund partner, is ensuring more…

  • Ford Fund Announces £1 million Merseyside Community Investment

    Ford Fund Announces £1 million Merseyside Community Investment

    Ford Fund's aim is to expand access to essential services including food provision for the underserved as well as educating and preparing young people for the future world of work, bridging the gap between teaching and real-world industry experience…

  • Ford Motor Company Fund Invests $5M to Address Gaps in Access to Transportation in Detroit and other U.S. Cities

    Ford Motor Company Fund Invests $5M to Address Gaps in Access to Transportation in Detroit and other U.S. Cities

    Ford Motor Company Fund (Ford Fund), the company's philanthropic arm, announced today a $5 million investment in mobility solutions focused on addressing transportation insecurity in Ford's hometown communities.

  • Partner Spotlight: Vision to Learn's Impact Through the Lens of Learning

    Partner Spotlight: Vision to Learn's Impact Through the Lens of Learning

    Approximately one in four children in the United States need eyeglasses, yet in many communities it remains challenging for children and their families to access vision care.

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