At Ford, our community engagement has a legacy of celebrating the achievements of the African American community. Ford Goes Further in OUR Community all year round. 

Man of Change

Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth.

Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth. exhibition opened Saturday August 17 at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Created by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), Men of Change is made possible through the support of Ford Motor Company Fund. The exhibition will travel to Washington State History Museum in December 2019.

Men of Courage Barbershop Challenge:

The Men of Courage Cincinnati Barbershop Challenge winner  will receive a grant of $10,000. An additional $5,000 grant will be awarded to the barbershop applicant that proposes the most innovative community idea that includes partnership with a nonprofit group. The winner will be announced in December 2019.

Our Voices: Our Stories:

EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK: Our Voices: Our Stories - A documentary that explores the inspirational legacy of Tuskegee Airmen Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson and Lt. Col. Harry Stewart. Take a look as they share stories.

HBC-You Mobility Challenge:

We are excited to announce the 2019 HBC-You Mobility Challenge winner! The challenge invited HBC-You students, faculty and staff to create innovative, student-led projects that address critical campus or community needs surrounding the theme of Making Lives Better: Changing the Way We Move Through Smart Mobility. Click here to view the winner and finalists.



FGB Awards:


2019 FGB Awards Finalists Announced. Click Here!


Whats - Ford 1st

Ford First Gen:

Ford First Gen at Spelman College is a first-of-its-kind program designed to help improve college completion rates among first-generation students.