National Independent Automobile Dealers Association established the NIADA Foundation in 2006 to promote academic and educational advancement and to meet charitable needs within the used automobile community.

In 2015, the NIADA Executive Committee voted to allocate $6 of your $60 annual NIADA membership dues to the NIADA Foundation toward fulfilling and expanding our mission.

Contributions to the NIADA Foundation may be mailed to 4621 South Cooper Street, Suite 131-524, Arlington, Texas, 76017.


The National Association of Independent Automobile Dealers provides several scholarship opportunities for exceptional high school seniors interested in pursuing a career in the automotive industry. Encouraging and supporting education opportunities for future industry leaders is integral to our vision of a robust, ethical and professional used vehicle market.

NIADA currently offers 5 different scholarships. If you know a high school senior with aspirations to join the automotive industry, click the button below to download the application. Follow the instructions therein.