Upcoming Events Programs

Below is a list of Ford Fund's current and upcoming programs. Please check back regularly for updates.

Ford Peanut Butter Drive

Blue Ford Focus on Child Hunger logoProgram Dates: June 1-30
Ford Fund and Northwest Ford dealers have kicked off its annual Peanut Butter Drive in an effort to support these families in need with a goal of raising 50,000 lbs of protein and nutrient-rich peanut butter and peanut butter alternatives. The Ford Peanut Butter Drive runs June 1-30, 2021 and anyone can donate unopened, grocery store sized jars of peanut butter at your local Ford dealer or make a financial donation to the local food bank of your area by visiting FordFeedsKids.org

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HI-HERImpact Entrepreneurship Summit Kansas City (Virtual)

HERIMPACT logoProgram Date: June 23-24 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. CT.
Join us for the HI-HERImpact Entrepreneurship Summit powered by Ford Fund and 1863 Ventures. The virtual summit will launch HI-HERImpact programming in Kansas City to support local women social entrepreneurs. Attendees will learn about best practices in the social impact space, metrics and evaluation, financing and much more.

Register here

Ongoing Programs

Ford Resource and Engagement Centers

Ford Resource and Engagement Center logoFord Fund works with local nonprofits to provide services for the communities in Southwest and East Detroit through its Ford Resource and Engagement Center (FREC). Live in the community? View the calendar of events by selecting the location below.

FREC Southwest  FREC East

Ford Volunteer Corps Projects

Ford Volunteer Corp member helping young girl with work at her school deskInterested in giving back through the Ford Volunteer Corps? Our team has worked with nonprofits to help curate projects for Ford employees and retirees.

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