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The ARA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, is the heart of the equipment and event rental industry. Our mission is to provide opportunities for the equipment and event rental industry and the communities that they serve.

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How we support

Community Impact Program

In partnership with the Toro Company Foundation, the Community Impact Program gives back to communities across the country through various rental-related projects.

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Employee Training Assistance Program

From welding to hospitality services, we help fund continuing education and training for your employees.

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Group Trainings

The ARA Foundation provides professional development opportunities via individual and group trainings to create a better qualified workforce.                                        

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In an effort to develop future industry leaders, the Foundation offers graduate, undergrad, trade school and student membership scholarships to assist with the cost of higher education.

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Disaster relief

ARA Foundation is committed to helping our members when natural disasters strike. Grants are available to assist rental businesses and employees.                                                                          

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See how your donations support the rental community through programs supported by the ARA Foundation




More than $125,000 in scholarships will be available for the 2022-2023 school year



ARA Foundation can award up to 50% of training costs


Group Trainings

The ARA Foundation sponsors numerous training sessions throughout the year

Mission and Vision

We strive to provide opportunities for the equipment and event rental industry and the communities they serve. Our goal is to be the leader in educational assistance and provide support for rental businesses and their communities.


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