The Ford C3 program empowers student-led projects, at higher education organizations, that focus on pressing local needs to implement community-building projects thereby “Building Sustainable Communities.”
Winning participants think broadly and explore a variety of topics ranging from infrastructure and workforce needs to education pipeline issues to design fixes to new student volunteerism approaches, etc., for an opportunity to win a $25,000 grant.
Ford Motor Company Fund chooses up to 10 proposals and these winning schools or student organizations will receive a $25,000 grant to see their projects come to reality.
Check Out the Finalists from the 2014 Ford College Community Challenge
|Bridging the Gap: Sustainable Nutrition through Community Revitalization||Fairmont State University|
|Brookview House Teen Center Project||Wentworth Institute of Technology|
|Community Aquaponics System||Kettering University|
|Grazing Our Way Back to Community Sustainability||University of Georgia|
|Green Ride RVA||Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business|
|Hybrid Power for Rural Community Capacity Building||Purdue University|
|Improving Public Transit Accessibility through IT||University of Washington|
|[sw]Lab NZE Prototype||Lawrence Tech University|
|Lollo Tot Lot Ecological Design and Implementation||University of Detroit Mercy|
|Pioneer Material Renewal||Lawrence Tech University|