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 at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma on December 21, 2019. Visitors will be immersed in the narrative of our nation through the stories of revolutionary, iconic African American men. Created by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), Men of Change is made possible through the support of Ford Motor Company Fund. 

Men of Courage Barbershop Challenge:

The Cincinnati barbershop challenge 1st place winner and runner up have been announced! Click here for details:

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.

HBC-You Mobility Challenge:

The 2020 HBC-You Mobility Challenge will open in February 2020! 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 to view the 2019 winner and finalists.


FGB Awards:


The 2020 FGB Freedom Award is  now open to past honorees of some of Ford Fund’s most notable initiatives: Ford Freedom Unsung and Ford Freedom’s Sisters programs – two initiatives that recognize individuals or organizations that are making a positive impact in their community. Past honorees of both programs are eligible to apply for up to $25,000 in supplemental funds to build upon the vital work they are doing in the areas of education, social mobility and community development or safe, smart mobility. 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.