The RPM Foundation, the educational arm of America's Automotive Trust, is a services-providing, resource-sharing, grantmaking organization that woks to accelerate the growth of the next generation of automotive restoration and preservation craftsmen and artisans through formal training and mentorship. The foundation is dedicated to ensuring that the critical skills necessary to preserve and restore collectible vehicles and boats are not lost.
To advance this mission, the organization awards grants of up $10,000 to programs that provide hands-on education and instruction related to the specialized skills and knowledge needed to maintain cars and boats.
To be eligible, applicants must be an educational institution or organization that utilizes collectible vehicles or wooden boats as a teaching tool and provides maximum opportunity for hands-on learning experiences to young people.
See the RPM Foundation website for complete program guidelines, an FAQ, and application instructions.