American Family Insurance Awards Collision Grants

American Family Insurance Sponsors $15,000 in Collision School Grants Through Collision Repair Education Foundation

Four collision school programs that had applied for the Education Foundation’s 2014 Ultimate Collision Education Makeover school grant will receive needed tools, equipment and supplies.

American Family Insurance has awarded $15,000 in grants to four collision school programs through the Collision Repair Education Foundation. The schools applied for the Education Foundation’s 2014 Ultimate Collision Education Makeover school grant, and these funds will help fulfill the schools’ collision programs’ wish list of needed tools, equipment and supplies. The American Family Insurance school grant recipients include:

  • Kaskaskia College (Centralia, Ill.)
  • Lake Washington Institute of Technology (Kirkland, Wash.)
  • Northland Community & Technical College (Thief River Falls, Minn.)
  • Southwest Wisconsin Technical College (Fennimore, Wis.)

“American Family Insurance is proud to partner with the Collision Repair Education Foundation in their goal of helping schools provide an outstanding technical education,” said American Family Insurance Auto Policies & Procedures Administrator Dan Endres. “We hope our donation will ensure these schools have the appropriate resources to help these students pursue their dreams.”

Added Collision Repair Education Foundation Director of Development Brandon Eckenrode, “I would like to thank American Family Insurance for their continued support of assisting collision school programs that need to graduate productive and efficient collision students, however face restrictive program budgets. In some instances, these grants double a school’s collision budget and allow the instructor to provide a higher quality technical education to their students.”

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