CCC Intelligent Solutions Donates $30,000 to CREF

CCC Corporate / Company News /

CCC Intelligent Solutions has provided a $30,000 monetary donation to the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) for scholarships and school grants.  The school grants from CCC will be awarded at the Collision Repair Education Foundation Industry Reception taking place at SEMA 2014 to schools that applied for the Ultimate Collision Education Makeover grant.  The grants will go towards the purchase of classroom materials to enhance the collision program’s facility and to create a better learning environment for the students.

“CCC Intelligent Solutions has been a longtime supporter of the Foundation and they truly understand the importance of education at career and technical schools,” said Clark Plucinski, Executive Director of the Collision Repair Education Foundation. “These grants  will allow schools to equip a collision classroom that will make students proud and will enhance their education, thereby producing better entry-level collision employees. Thank you to the team at CCC for continuing to be leaders in the industry.”

”CCC is very proud of its long-standing relationship with the Collision Repair Education Foundation,” said Joseph Allen, GM, Automotive Services Group, CCC Intelligent Solutions “We share a commitment to advancing the automotive collision repair industry through education and access to the latest technologies available. We’re excited to once again help deserving schools equip their facilities with the tools students need to thrive in the classroom and prepare for their future in collision repair.”

Industry organizations looking to assist high school and college collision school programs and their students through monetary and/or in-kind product donations should contact Director of Development Brandon Eckenrode at 847.463.5244 or

The Collision Repair Education Foundation, founded in 1991, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to securing donations that support philanthropic and collision repair education activities that promote and enhance career opportunities in the industry. For information on how to donate to programs supported by the Education Foundation visit us on the Internet at: