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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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Ford Fund Celebrates Detroit Youth Choir with $52,000 in Scholarships

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One week after its award-winning performance on “America’s Got Talent,” the Detroit Youth Choir received more good news from Ford Motor Company.
 
Following a special rehearsal in the historic Michigan Central Station, Ford Motor Company Fund, the company’s philanthropic arm, presented each student in the 52-member choir with a $1,000 scholarship. Ford also donated a 15-passenger Transit van to help meet the singing group’s mobility needs, including transportation of individual members to and from rehearsal and community events.
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Ford Fund and Michigan Women's Foundation Launching Ford Empower-HER Initiative

 
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Ford Motor Company Fund and the Michigan Women’s Foundation are launching a new initiative to support the innovative business ideas of women entrepreneurs. Ford Empower-HER will offer educational opportunities, technical assistance and financial resources to encourage creative thinkers with plans for business startups that will also make their communities better places to live.

“Ford Empower-HER will inspire women with the business savvy to make a profit and the social awareness to make a positive impact on their community at the same time,” said Pamela Alexander, community...
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