The RPM Foundation supports restoration and preservation training programs for the next generation of automotive, motorcycle and marine craftsmen. The services, resources and grants provided by RPM safeguard the future of the collector vehicle industry by sustaining hands-on training for young adults.

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Grant Recipients

Meet the previous grant recipients of the RPM Foundation to see if your program matches our mission of restoration, preservation and mentorship.
Grant Recipients


Support the mission of the RPM Foundation to ensure critical skills necessary to preserve and restore collector vehicles are not lost. See how your donation has impact.
You can help 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: Jerry Smith

Jerry's goal is to become collections manager or curator at an automotive museum. He also can’t wait to get back to racing. “A collection of interesting small cars wouldn’t hurt, either.”
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