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Ed. Foundation Announces $750K in School Grants

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Nov. 10, 2016—The Collision Repair Education Foundation announced over $750,000 in collision school grants during its reception at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas last week. The grants were made possible through corporate donations and local I-CAR committees raising funds provided to collision school programs who applied for the 2016 Ultimate Collision Education Makeover grant.

The first round of awards included:

- GEICO offered grants to four collision schools: Manatee Tech College in Bradenton, Fla.; Northern Neck Tech Center (Warsaw, Va.); RL Turner High School in Carrolton, Texas; and Texarkana (Texas) College.

- American Family Insurance donated $12,000 to the Education Foundation

- Atlanta’s I-CAR committee awarded $44,000 in school grants

- Erie 1 Boces Kenton Career & Technical Center was awarded the CCC Information Services Inc. Classroom Enhancement Grant via the Education Foundation

- The Greater Philadelphia I-CAR Committee awarded $28,000 in school grants

- I-CAR awarded 37 collision school grants through the Education Foundation

- Northern Virginia’s I-CAR committee awarded $12,000 in school grants

- The Nashville and Knoxville I-CAR committees awarded $48,000 in school grants

-  More information on the Collision Repair Education Foundation can be found by clicking here.  


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