The RPM Foundation believes that vehicles are more than just transportation – they have the power to bring us together, inspire us, and drive us forward as a community that shares a passion. But with restoration professionals retiring faster than students can replace them, the future of these rolling works of art is uncertain.

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You can make a difference! Since 2005, over $3.5 million has been awarded to fund education and training for future restoration and preservation professionals.
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Recipient Spotlight: Michael Krukowski

“I’m always excited when something new comes through the door because of my interest in the stories vehicles can tell. I love the research involved in restoration almost as much as the physical labor. For me, the fascination in cars is how they’re a link to history and a window into experiences I never had.”
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