Focus of This Profile: Grants for projects in conservation and environment.
Principal Office: USA
The Ford Motor Company is among the world’s largest makers of automobiles and other motor vehicles.
The company’s program of Conservation and Environment Grants began in 1983. Administration of the grants is decentralized by Ford’s regions and countries.
Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources
Conservation and Environment. Varying by world regions and years, Ford Motor Company offers grants in conservation and environment that may include the following topics:
Most grants are less than US$20 thousand.
APPLICATION: Ford Motor Company’s participating regions/countries manage the Conservation and Environment Grants on an annual cycle. The dates of this cycle vary by region/country, as do the themes and eligibility criteria.
Some of the larger participating programs (e.g., China; Asia-Pacific; and Middle East) announce calls for applications on Ford’s websites in these countries/regions. The local websites post application forms, guidelines, and calendar deadlines.
Note: Grant seekers can also use internet searching to combine key terms such as Ford Motor Company, Conservation and Environment Grants, and the name of the country/region.
Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries
Applying the geographical framework of the Terra Viva Grants Directory, Ford’s grants for Conservation and Environment are made in the following regions.
Southeast Asia and Pacific Islands
Middle East and North Africa
Latin America and Caribbean
Note: The participating regions/countries may vary from one year to another, and grant seekers need to update themselves on this.
Ford Motor Company’s main website is available in English. Most of the company’s global websites are available in local languages.
Some of Ford’s regional and country offices publish press releases to announce the launch of the annual grants cycle, and sometimes also to announce grant winners after the cycle closes.
Note: The Terra Viva Grants Directory posts a separate profile of the Ford Foundation, which is independent of the management of Ford Motor Company.
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