Invest in the future of manufacturing.

The National Tooling and Machining Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit designed to fund manufacturing education—building skills while increasing awareness. All contributions to the foundation are fully tax-deductible.

Begun some 20 years ago by NTMA and run independently ever since, the foundation has helped create the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (with public partnership), provided the seed funding for the National Robotics League and annually funds NTMA’s Brock A. Babb Memorial Scholarship (awarded to deserving high school seniors pursuing manufacturing careers), thanks to the generous support of financial partners like you.

As a manufacturer, what better investment can you make than to put your resources into the next generation? What would be more valuable than ensuring a bright future for our industry? Your support of the NTMF is vital for many reasons. Please consider a generous donation today.

            Learn how you can insure future generations with the LEGACY OF GIVING

 Brock Babb Memorial Scholarship

The Brock Babb Memorial Scholarship was created by the NTMA in support of students advancing their education and pursuing careers in manufacturing.

  This scholarship is named in honor and memory of Sergeant Brock A. Babb who gave his life defending our country and our freedom, the son of one of our long time members Terry Babb, Apex Tool & Manufacturing, Inc. in Evansville, Indiana.

Download the document outlining the purpose, eligibility requirements, and the selection process, as well as an application.  The deadline to return an application is April 1st of the applicable year. For more information, please contact the Carrie Marsico at 216-264-2856 or email


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