National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation

                               Gifts to the Foundation are tax-deductible!

What's New 

NADA Foundation Seeks to Increase Charitable Giving through Ambassadors Program

McLEAN, Va. (May 7, 2014) – The Ambassadors program of the National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation will provide more than $250,000 in grants to hundreds of local organizations across the country this year.

“Our goal is to increase the number of Ambassadors in the program,” said Bob Mallon, chairman of the NADA Foundation. (Read more

NADA Charitable Foundation Mobilizes Emergency Relief to Help Victims of Recent Tornados

McLEAN, Va. – Dealership employees in states that have been affected by the recent tornados are eligible to receive financial assistance from the Emergency Relief Fund of the National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation. Follow this link to either donate to the fund or to apply for emergency assistance.

Press Releases

New Orleans' High Schools Receive CPR Training Manikins from NADA Foundation (2/4/2014)

• ADESA Auction at NADA Convention Raises $27,000 for Canine Companions (1/26/2014)

• NADA and Ally Support New Orleans Community with Donation to Second Harvest Food Bank (1/22/2014)

Foundation News


Foundation Programs

Emergency Relief FundEmergency Relief Fund

Offers financial assistance to dealership employees affected by unforeseen emergencies and natural disasters. (Learn more)
General FundGeneral Fund

If you are unsure of which fund to select, donate to the General Fund, which supports health and educational organizations.
Ambassadors ProgramAmbassadors Program 

Offers new-car and –truck dealers the opportunity to support educational institutions and emergency medical organizations. (Learn more)
Memorial FundMemorial Fund

Contributions are made  in honor of friends, family members and industry associates who had a positive influence in the retail auto and truck industry. (Learn more)
Leadership CouncilLeadership Council

State and metro dealer associations honor present and past elected officers. (Learn more)
The Legacy ProgramThe Legacy Program

Recognizes those who have committed to the Foundation in their estate planning. (Learn more)
Frank E. McCarthyMcCarthy Memorial Fund

Supports Canine Companions for Independence and its Wounded Veterans Initiative. (Learn more)
Medical GrantsMedical Grants

Provides CPR training manikins to organizations in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. (Learn more)
Road Safety Grant ProgramRoad Safety Grant Program

The Road Safety Grant Program supports dealer community involvement in educating customers about road safety issues. (
Learn more)
Joseph J. SanchezSanchez Memorial Fund

Provides annual grants for students with emergency education needs at four accredited private colleges annually. (Learn more)
Survivors Relief Fund9/11 Survivors Relief Fund

Created to support the educational needs of students who had family members killed or disabled in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (Learn more)
John P. Winston, Sr.Winston Memorial Fund

Provides annual grants for the study of ethics at four accredited private colleges. (Learn more)
Annual ReportsAnnual Reports

View all the latest annual reports of the Foundation. (Click here)
NADA-TV reportsVideos

Watch all the latest NADA-TV reports about the Foundation. (Watch here)




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The Foundation Story

Founded in 1975, the National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation (NADCF) is committed to preserving and promoting private enterprise and personal freedom of mobility by supporting organizations involved in emergency medical care and higher education.

The NADCF has contributed nearly $13 million to communities throughout the nation, supporting emergency assistance for dealership employees after natural disasters, as well as scholarships for deserving students.

You are invited to help the NADCF benefit the citizens of our great nation into the future!