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.
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.
Make an Impact in the Car Community
Join our Partner Program to connect the charitable giving of your business with the grassroots needs of the car community and workforce development in automotive skilled trades.
Donate A collector car or rare Parts
Give Your Car Collection More Meaning
Donating your collector car or rare parts to the Piston Foundation will support the education of the young technicians and mechanics needed to ensure their future enjoyment.
Support skilled trade education for future auto restoration technicians.
From the Piston Blog
How the Piston Foundation Inspires Me
For the greater part of my life, cars have been a quiet solitary experience, save for the occasional Cars and Coffee events, but now I have connected with the most diverse group of enthusiasts across the country, and the globe! The ambition of the Foundation is breathtaking and I am humbled by the scope of the undertaking and am inspired by the people I work with and the opportunity to move the needle for this great cause.
Announcing the Piston Foundation Founders Club
The Piston Foundation announced the launch of its Founders Club. The Foundation is seeking 25 philanthropic car enthusiasts with a deep interest in the future of car culture to provide leadership support for the Foundation’s mission and future.
The Future of Car Culture and How To Preserve It
The car enthusiast “culture” in the U.S. is a huge business. Last year, according to various industry experts, car enthusiasts spent close to 100 billion dollars to buy new and used performance cars and trucks, aftermarket parts and services, and to attend car lifestyle events and experiences. Even with these extraordinary large numbers, the nation’s most recognizable correlated charities and foundations have struggled to “give back” in any meaningful and impactful way.
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