Harbor Freight Tools for Schools
Harbor Freight Tools for Schools was established by Harbor Freight Tools owner and founder Eric Smidt and is a program of The Smidt Foundation.
High school students with access to high quality skilled trades education have pathways to graduation, opportunity, good jobs and a workforce our country needs. With a deep respect for the dignity of these fields and for the intelligence and creativity of people who work with their hands, Harbor Freight Tools for Schools aims to drive increased understanding, support and investment in skilled trades education in U.S. public schools.
Learn more about the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence – which awards $1.5 million in cash prizes to 25 outstanding U.S. public high school skilled trades teachers and their programs each year – and about Harbor Freight Tools for Schools research and grantmaking on their website.
Harbor Freight Tools is a major supporter of the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools program.
If you are a public high school skilled trades teacher interested in applying for the Prize for Teaching Excellence, please click the button below.