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 (FDD) has equipped more than 200,000 students across the U.S., Puerto Rico and Latin America with tools to help fuel their academic and career journeys.

As a Ford Motor Company Fund signature education initiative, Ford Driving Dreams is committed to making people’s lives better by empowering students of all ages to achieve success. For elementary school students, FDD delivers new books and literacy initiatives to inspire children’s love of reading. For middle and high school students, FDD provides scholarship and entrepreneurship funding, leadership and networking programs, career-building activities, college preparedness tools and motivational events to keep driving their dreams of the future.

Ford Driving Dreams is managed by the Ford Motor Company Fund (Ford Fund), the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company. Established in 1949, Ford Fund has invested more than $1.5 billion to strengthen communities and help make people's lives better all around the world, investing in innovative programs that support education, promote safe driving, enlist employee volunteers and help improve community. Working with dealers and local partners, Ford Fund provides access to opportunities and resources that help all people reach their full potential.

Ford Driving Dreams On The Map


Youth Literacy
Student Leadership

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.



5/23/2018: Ford Motor Company Fund and North Texas Ford Dealers Award Over $500,000 in Scholarships to Senior Students
5/14/2018: Ford Motor Company Fund and Houston Area Ford Dealers Award $100,000 in Scholarships
5/03/2018: Ford Fund Promotes Academic Success in San Antonio, Awards $50,000 in Scholarships


Boys & Girls Clubs
Dallas Independent School District
First Book
Fort Worth Independent School District
Stars on the Rise
United Way Panama and Mexico

United Way Panama and Mexico

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