There are Many
Ways to Get
Passing The Torch
In this Marathon, the next generation keeps us running
Some of the most valuable resources in our industry are not the cars or parts themselves. It’s the ability to repair and restore them. It is our mission to ensure that these skills find their way to new mechanics, upholsterers and engineers. And there are many ways for you to help us do that.
Give TO THE CAR COMMUNITY
SUPPORT SKILLED TRADE SCHOLARSHIPS & APPRENTICESHIPS
Supporting the Piston Foundation with a tax deductible donation is the way all of us who share a passion for cars can help build a sustainable future for our car community.
Cars for Piston Scholars
DONATE YOUR COLLECTOR CAR TO FUND SCHOLARSHIPS AND APPRENTICESHIPS.
Turn your collector car into education and hands-on training for aspiring collector car technicians. Your car can change lives. 100% goes to our scholarship program.
Sponsor a Piston Scholar
Help an student start their career in Auto Restoration.
Piston Foundation scholarships are awarded to aspiring technicians to help them begin an auto restoration career. Give to the car culture you love. 100% goes to our scholarship program.
Join Your Peers and Make a Difference
The Founders Club is a unique group of car enthusiasts and collectors who are helping us provide skilled trade education and create career opportunities in the collector car industry.
Donate Your Time and Talents
We’re always looking to welcome more car enthusiasts into our circle. If you or someone you know would like to contribute to our cause, we would love to hear from you.
Be a Sponsor or Underwriter
Support Our Programs, Engage Your Customers and Your Community
Become a sponsor or underwriter and help support education and training for aspiring technicians and the grassroots needs of your customers and community.
Support skilled trade education for future auto restoration technicians.
From the Piston Blog
This Mazda Miata Is Going Straight to One-Sixty
Harvey Siegel has donated his prized race car to the Cars for Piston Scholar campaign. This Spec Miata racer and a Bonneville land speed record holder will be featured at MiataCon and auction to support the Piston scholarship program.
The 2023 Piston Technician Award at Lime Rock Historic Festival 41
In a pit lane ceremony, The Piston Foundation awarded Chris Kvaka from Vintage Racing Services with the 2023 Piston Technician Award. The award was presented by racing driver Joe Colasacco and Lime Rock CEO Dickie Riegel during a beautiful weekend of vintage racing.
Piston Awards 23 Scholarships to Aspiring Auto Restoration Technicians
Piston Foundation scholarships totalling $105,000 have been awarded to 23 deserving students. Through the support of our donors, we’re helping these young people get the education they need to start a career in the collector car industry.
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