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Providing funds, vehicles and information for various charitable and educational purposes that are related to all aspects of Studebaker.


Our Work:

The Studebaker National Foundation is fulfilling its mission of preserving the past and supporting the future in a number of tangible ways, including Museum Placements and Support.


Museum Placements and Support


One of the ways Studebaker collectors ensure their vehicle and legacy lives on is to donate their Studebaker to the SNF. We, in turn, work to place that Studebaker in a museum for all to see and enjoy.

Shouldn't every automotive and Transportation Museum across North America have at least one Studebaker vehicle?

Your SNF is working to increase Studebaker presence in these museums so that the visiting public, especially those who were born long after Studebakers were last built, will learn of our marque's legendary history and great vehicles.

Vehicles: The SNF accepts Studebaker vehicles by gift or Will for placement in museums that currently have no or limited Studebaker presence.

Parts: There are Studebakers at museums in need of parts to complete their restoration. If you have parts that you could donate, the SNF can coordinate those gifts where they will do the most good in preserving the Studebaker legacy.

We have placed donated Studebakers in museums (shown below), provided other museums with support for their Studebaker displays, and have provided Turning Wheels Magazine® subscriptions to a number of other museums throughout the US.

Help SNF Museum/Restoration Support. CLICK HERE 

For more on Will Donations Click HERE

CLICK HERE for our Grant Application

Museum Placements  SNF arranges donated Studebakers to be placed in automotive museums around the nation.
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1963 Avanti Bonneville race car donated to SNF by Dave Bloomberg, also known as the  Avanti Kid.

California Auto Museum, 2200 Front Street, Sacramento, California 95818  916-442-6802 


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1961 Champ Pickup and Fleet Aire Camper donated to SNF by Carol Kokkeler.

Classic Car Collection, 3600 E. Highway 30, Suite B, Kearney, NE  68847

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1955 Speedster donated to SNF by Larry Vahe.

Palm Springs Air Museum, 745 N. Gene Autry Trail,  Palm Springs, CA 92262.

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1964 Avanti R2 donated to SNF by Bill and Mary Cervini.

Don Laughlin’s Classic Car Museum at Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino, 1650 S. Casino Drive, Laughlin, NV 89029, 702-298-2535. Website: CLICK HERE. YouTube Video: CLICK HERE 


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1932 Studebaker Dictator donated to SNF by the Gordon Bricken Estate.

Palm Springs Air Museum, 745 North Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, California.


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1964 GT Hawk donated to SNF by John Dusanic.

Antique Car Museum of Iowa, 200 E 9th St., Coralville, Iowa

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1931 Studebaker Commander donated to SNF by Sid Rosen.

Martin Auto Museum, 4320 W. Thunderbird Rd., Glendale, AZ  85306 , Youtube Video 

Museum Support  
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SNF Support - Forney Museum of Transportation, Denver, CO

The Studebaker National Foundation has provided funding support to the Forney Museum of Transportation, 4303 Brighton Boulevard Denver, Colorado, to assist in maintaining their Studebaker displays.


SNF Supports Internship Program at Studebaker National Museum


Providing financial assistance to the Studebaker National Museum for its summer internship program. The Internship Program is making a positive impact and your SNF is proud to partner with the Museum in this endeavour.

For a better understanding of the program's impact, please click on the linked PDF to read what the recipients have written.

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