Visual Arts

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OUR GOAL

The Visual Arts Program honors the late Hallie Ford's interests in the visual arts.

what we do

This $5 million, five-year grant program (funded through 2019) provides a range of resources to assist visual artists and visual arts institutions. We focus on enhancing the quality of artistic endeavor and body of work by Oregon's most promising visual artists. We also work to improve Oregon's visual arts ecology by making strategic investments in Oregon institutions. 

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Community Economic Development

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OUR GOAL

The Community Economic Development department supports rural communities as they take action to improve local conditions.

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Education for Job Readiness

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Overview

Education for Job Readiness Grants: By invitation
A four-year college degree is not the only path to employment opportunities following high school. Many students are finding success with technical training, apprenticeships, job skills programs and community college degrees. Likewise, many rural communities are focusing on the development of education-to-career pathways in support of developing the workforce of tomorrow.

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Community Collaborations

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Overview

Community Collaborations was a component of the Ford Institute Leadership Program, which was active from 2003 to 2016. It was designed to enhance the capacity of rural community leaders and organizations to leverage the power of working together. 

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Effective Organizations

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Overview

Effective Organizations was a component of the Ford Institute Leadership Program, which was active from 2003 to 2016. It offered 20 to 24 class hours designed to develop skills for the successful leadership and management of community organizations.

The core topics were: 

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Financial Aid Administrators

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Our online service, MyFordInfo, provides a means to view and submit packaging, disbursements, grades and review policies. The system is the link between the staff at the Foundation Scholarship Office and college financial aid offices.

A username and password are required to access online services. Contact the Foundation Scholarship Office if you need assistance.

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Scholarship Recipients and Alumni

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Our online service, MyFordInfo, enhances student and financial aid communication with The Ford Family Foundation Scholarship Office. All scholarship recipients need to become familiar with this site; it is a primary communication tool.

A username and password are required to access online services for Ford Family Scholarship recipients and alumni. Contact the Foundation Scholarship Office if you need assistance.

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Ford Sons and Daughters Program

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Applications are now closed 
(for the 2018-2019 academic year)

OVERVIEW

The Scholarship Program for Sons and Daughters of Employees of Roseburg Forest Products Co. was established in 1995 by Kenneth Ford (1908-1997) to encourage the sons and daughters of employees of Roseburg Forest Products Co. to attend college and to develop fully their potential. The number of recipients varies each year.  

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Ford ReStart Program

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Applications are now closed 
(for the 2018-2019 academic year)

OVERVIEW

The Ford ReStart Program is need-based and is for adults with considerable years of employment ahead. Each year, up to 46 Ford ReStart Scholars are selected.

Scholarship amount: Covers 90% of unmet college costs not covered by outside resources  

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