Ford Driving Dreams Grants Awards $400,000

Ford Driving Deams Grants Awards

Ford recognizes the importance of having a strong education. That is why the Ford Motor Company Fund recently awarded $400,000 in scholarships and grants to the recipients of the Ford Driving Dreams Grants.

These grants were awarded at the 88th Annual League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Convention held in San Antonio, Texas. The funds will be distributed to 10 Councils and LULAC National Educational Service Centers that help students graduate from high school and then pursue higher education opportunities.

These centers are spread across the country from Hollister, California to Washington, DC. In addition, Council #44017 located in South Jordan, Utah will also receive funding.

“Ford Fund is very proud of its collaboration with LULAC. Together we provide invaluable resources to help the councils build a stronger and brighter future for thousands of students in their own communities,” said Joe Avila, manager, Ford Motor Company Fund. “Education has long been a priority for Ford and we remain committed to helping our young people advance in school and reach their academic dreams.”

Since its inception, the Ford Driving Dreams Grants have awarded more than $1.3 million to help students across the United States succeed.

Here at L&L Motor Co., we are proud to be part of a company that understands the value of a good support system and are pleased to see one of these grants going to serve a community here in Utah.

Ford: The Only Automaker to Make the 2015 World’s Most Ethical Companies List

2015 World’s Most Ethical Companies

Recognizing Ford’s commitment to ethical business decisions, the Ethisphere Institute recently named the automaker to the 2015 list of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. In fact, Ford was the only auto manufacturer to be named to the list, which says a lot about how it does business.

According to Ford, the Ethisphere judges companies based on a framework to determine a company’s performance in an objective, consistent and standardized manner. This includes ethics/compliance, corporate citizenship/responsibility, culture of ethics, governance/leadership, innovation, and reputation.

“This award celebrates doing business the right way, and making the right choices every day,” said Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman Bill Ford. “Ethics and corporate citizenship are important factors that affect a company’s reputation and success, and we are proud Ford is the only automaker to have received this honor for six consecutive years.”

The 2015 World’s Most Ethical Companies list is important because it recognizes companies that you would want to do business with. Ford is always striving to bring customers the best, most affordable products possible. If you’re looking for quality and craftsmanship, think Ford—and think L&L Motors Ford!