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Ford Fund Announces Precision Blendz as Grand Prize Winner of Men of Courage Barbershop Challenge

Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, announced Precision Blendz as the grand prize winner of $10,000 in the Men of Courage Cincinnati Barbershop Challenge. Precision Blendz was selected for having the greatest community participation and the most creative partnerships over the three month competition period. Their activities included conversations on suicide prevention, and public safety issues with Cincinnati Police officers. 
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$70,000 Ford Disaster Relief Mobility Challenge

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September is National Disaster Preparedness Month, and Ford has announced the Ford Disaster Relief Mobility Challenge. Ford Motor Company will be awarding three grants of up to $70,000 each to U.S. non-profit companies to be used towards the purchase and upfitting of a Ford Transit that would serve as a disaster response vehicle. 

“We’re asking for help from the experts on the ground on how to best utilize Ford vehicles following an earthquake, hurricane or other devastating natural event,” said Jim Vella, president, Ford Motor Company Fund. “Ford’s strength as a mobility company

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Ford Aims to Reduce Traffic Congestion Issues with New Transportation Initiative

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Ford is teaming up with major cities - starting with San Francisco - to reduce traffic congestion by growing shuttle service and collaborating with bike-sharing provider Motivate to expand its transportation solutions in city centers. The company has announced an agreement to acquire Chariot, a San Francisco-based crowd-sourced shuttle service, and is also establishing a new City Solutions team to work with cities around the world on their transportation needs.
 

“We’re expanding our business to be both an auto and a mobility company, and partnering with cities on current and future

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