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Making Lives Better: Changing the Way We Move Through Smart Mobility

Win A Grant For Your HBCU Today!

The Ford HBC-You Mobility Challenge invites students, alumni, faculty, and administrators at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to submit an innovative proposal that addresses mobility need on campus or in their community.

The proposal must address the theme of the challenge, “Making Lives Better: Changing the Way We Move Through Smart Mobility” in some way. The winning proposals will receive a one-time grant in the following denominations from Ford Motor Company to implement their projects:

1st Place - Up to $25,000

Runner-Up - Up to $10,000

Don’t miss this opportunity to help your HBCU community GO FURTHER!

The deadline to submit your entry is March 31, 2020.

Click this link to download the Request for Proposal (RFP)

2020 HBC-You Mobility Challenge Timeline:

February 1, 2020:HBC-You Mobility Challenge launches
March 31, 2020:Last day to submit proposals (proposals submission period: February 1 through March 31)
April 1 – 15, 2020:Review of Proposals
April 16 – 30, 2020:Selection of finalists and proposal presentations
May 2020:Selection of winners
Fall 2020:Public announcement of winners
Spring 2021:Project implementation