Ford College Community Challenge

2014 Ford C3 Winners “Building Sustainable Communities”

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

Project School
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