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. 


HBC-You Mobility Challenge:

The 2021 HBC-You Mobility Challenge is now open! The challenge invites 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 for details and to enter.

FGB Awards:

Ford Fund is launching the 3rd Annual FGB Award. The Ford Gives Back (FGB) Award provides opportunities for community organizations to receive supplemental funding to build upon the vital work they are doing to make positive changes within their communities.

Men of Courage Barbershop Challenge:

The first Barbershop Challenge kicked-off in Cincinnati in August 2019 and Tacoma in October 2019 bringing innovative programs and engagement to both regions.  The next Men of Courage Barbershop Challenge launched in Los Angeles on February 7, 2020 in partnership with the California African American Museum! 

Our Voices: Our Stories:

Trailer: 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.

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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.