About Us

Every student should have the opportunity to dream big. Ford Driving Dreams helps make that a reality.

Ford Motor Company Fund is dedicated to helping students go further both in and out of the classroom. Since 2012, Ford Driving Dreams has equipped more than 100,000 students of all ages in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Panama with educational tools to better prepare them for the academic road ahead.

As a Ford Motor Company Fund signature education initiative, Ford Driving Dreams is committed to making people’s lives better by empowering students to achieve academic success through scholarships, book donations, leadership programs, college preparedness tools, motivational pep rallies, essay contests and career-building activities.

Ford Motor Company Fund is the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company.

Ford Driving Dreams On The Map

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At Ford Motor Company Fund, we are committed to building stronger communities. In order to connect with students, parents, educators and local partners, we take our Ford Driving Dreams programs across the map. Check out the places we have already impacted, and stay tuned to find out where we are heading next!

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Turning students’ academic dreams into tangible realities is what drives us to tailor each Ford Driving Dreams program to the specific communities we serve. Whether we are fueling a child’s love of reading by providing thousands of new books to students in need or jumpstarting a college-bound senior’s journey to success through scholarships or grants, Ford Motor Company Fund is constantly coming up with new ways to provide much-needed educational tools and resources.

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8/10/2017: Ford Motor Company Fund Returns to Panama with Educational Resources, Scholarships and Grants
7/07/2017: Ford Motor Company Fund and LULAC Announce $400,000 in Grants and Scholarships for Education
6/07/2017: Ford Motor Company Fund and Houston Area Ford Dealers Award $100,000 in Scholarships
Still buzzing from the energy of the Northern California students we met this week! 😃 Here’s Jim Vella, @fordfund’s president, chatting with the talented students from the @bgca_clubs. It was so nice to deliver motivating words and awesome educational prizes to these middle schoolers. . . . #FordDrivingDreams #education #school #students #community #scholarships #kids #fun #peprally #laptops #socialimpact #ford #gofurther #empowerment #wednesdaywisdom #inspiring #college
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Partners

ASPIRA
Boys & Girls Clubs
CHCI
CNC
Dallas Independent School District
First Book
Fort Worth Independent School District
LULAC
LNESC
Stars on the Rise
USHLI
United Way Panama
United Way Panama