Launched in: 2008
Application Timing: Feb. - April
Ford Fund invites students to develop and submit ideas for innovative projects that address community needs – ranging from safety to workforce development to access to mobility, and more. Each year, up to 10 proposals are selected to receive a $25,000 grant to implement their project, allowing students to take an active role in making people’s lives better and helping their community become a more sustainable place to work and live.
2021 Ford College Community Challenge
This year, Ford College Community Challenge is asking college students to develop creative community-building projects that address local needs, around the theme Making Lives Better by Building Sustainable Communities.
Up to 10 winning proposals will be selected to receive $25,000 each. If you submitted a proposal review the 2021 timeline below for information on this year's program.
February 23, 2021
March 17, 2021
Information Zoom call
April 7, 2021
Grant winners selected
Winners publicly announced
Fall 2021 – Summer 2022