Ford Motor Co

Child Organization: Ford Motor Credit Co

Campaign Finance

Information

Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:

  • contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
  • only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
  • contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
  • corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
  • organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.

For more information, please see our campaign finance methodology page. Lobbyist bundling data is described on our lobbyist bundling methodology page.

Latest FEC Data

covers through committee's December 31, 2012 filing.
  • Summary

    overview of the committee's finances
    Total Raised:
    $1,499,193
    Total Spent:
    $1,466,465
    Cash on Hand:
    $217,716
    Debts:
    $0

Standardized Donation Information

covers roughly through Q4 2013. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
  • Top Recipients

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    Organization's PAC(s)
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    Associated Individuals
    Includes contributions from the organization’s employees, their family members, and its political action committee.
  • Republicans vs. Democrats

    in dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
  • State vs. Federal

    in dollars
  • Top PAC Recipients

    PAC Color Block
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    Includes contributions from the organization’s employees, their family members, and its political action committee.
View all campaign finance data for Ford Motor Co Sources: OpenSecrets.org FollowTheMoney.org

Lobbying

$13,487,000 Spent
Information

Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.

For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.

covers roughly through Q4, 2013

Lobbying on Behalf of Ford Motor Co

View all lobbying data for Ford Motor Co Sources: Lobbyist Registration Tracker OpenSecrets.org

Regulations

Mentioned in 151 dockets; Submitted to 9 dockets
Information

All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.

Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.

Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.

Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.

updated daily from Regulations.gov by way of Docket Wrench

The tables show occurrences of "Ford Motor Co" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.

Federal Spending

6 grants; 5 contracts
Information

Federal grants, contracts and loans are reported by federal agencies using the FPDS and FAADS systems. The data is made available to the public at USASpending.gov. Please note that the completeness and quality of the data varies greatly by agency.

Only grants, contracts and loans with amounts over $1 million are shown.

Because company names are not reported in a standardized manner, we cannot reliably determine the company receiving the contract or award. The results shown here are based on a search for the company name. Individual records may be missed or erroneously included because of name variations. For more information, please see our federal spending methodology page.

covers through USASpending.gov's Sept. 15, 2012 release for contracts and Oct. 19, 2012 for grants.

Note: Company names in federal spending data are not standardized. The table below is included only as a sample of what is available in the data and has not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness. To investigate the data further, use the links at the bottom of the table.

Type Recipient Name Year Agency Description Amount
grant
Ford Motor Company 2012 Energy, Department Of FORD MOTOR COMPANY (FORD) TOGETHER WITH UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-BERKELEY (UCB), SAVANNAH RIVER NATIONAL LABORATORY (SRNL), BASF, AND UNIVERSITY OF Q $3,849,918
grant
Ford Motor Company 2012 Energy, Department Of FORD MOTOR COMPANY AND ARBIN INSTRUMENTS WILL DEVELOP A HIGH-PRECISION BATTERY TESTING DEVICE TO IMPROVE BATTERY-LIFE FORECASTING AND VALIDATION. E $3,128,000
grant
Ford Motor Company 2011 Energy, Department Of TAS::89 0321::TAS - NEW AWARD TO FORD MOTOR COMPANY $2,766,544
contract
Ford Motor Company 2011 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration COOPERATIVE RESEARCH ON RECHARGEABLE ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS DESCRIPTION: INCREMENTAL FUNDING FOR AN ONGOING COMPETITIVE PROCUREMENT FOR RESEARCH IN DEVELOPING PERFORMANCE TESTS AND CRITERIA FOR RECHARGEABLE ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS. THIS PROCUREMENT WILL FULLY THIS REQUIREMENT FOR THE TOTAL ESTIMATED COST OF 3M. MAP ID: NVS-10144 300315 - $ 500,000 300375 - $1,697,140 $2,623,570
grant
Ford Motor Company 2012 Energy, Department Of TAS::89 0321::TAS - NEW AWARD TO FORD MOTOR COMPANY $2,000,000
contract
Ford Motor Company 2011 SEDAN, COMPACT, HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE $1,779,899
contract
Ford Motor Company 2011 SEDAN, SUBCOMPACT, 4 PASSENGER, 4 DOOR $1,531,332
grant
Ford Motor Company 2011 Energy, Department Of TAS::89 0321::TAS - NEW AWARD TO FORD MOTOR COMPANY $1,500,000
contract
Ford Motor Company 2012 4X4 SUV, COMPACT, MIN 4700 LBS GVWR, HYBRID ELECTRIC $1,341,544
contract
Ford Motor Company 2011 SEDAN, COMPACT, HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE $1,052,898
View all grant & loan data for Ford Motor Co View all contract data for Ford Motor Co Sources: USASpending.gov

EPA Violations

1 Enforcement Actions
Information

Figures are based on data from the Environmental Protection Agency’s ECHO website. The ECHO database contains federal and state environmental enforcement actions. Data displayed here includes only those actions that began after 2000 and resulted in fines of over $1 million.

Actions where the company was the sole defendant are listed first. Actions where the company is one of multiple defendants are listed subsequently.

For more information see our EPA methodology page.

covers through EPA's October 19, 2011 release
Case Name Defendant Date Locations Amount
Cam-Or (Alcoa, Et Al) Consent Decree (Cercla) Ford Motor Company (+12 others) 2011 Westville, In $12,200,000
View all EPA violations data for Ford Motor Co Sources: EPA ECHO Enforcement Data