Harbor Freight Tools for Schools is a program of The Smidt Foundation, established by Harbor Freight Tools owner and founder Eric Smidt, to advance excellent skilled trades education in U.S. public high schools. 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 a greater understanding of and investment in skilled trades education, believing that access to quality skilled trades education gives high school students pathways to graduation, opportunity, good jobs, and a workforce our country needs. Harbor Freight Tools is a major supporter of the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools program.

Harbor Freight Tools Donations is an active expression of our core values. We participate in and give back to the great communities where we live, work and do business. We support K-12 public education, fire & police departments, and veterans.

The Harbor Freight Tools Associate Emergency Relief Fund is an independent charitable organization that provides emergency assistance to associates of HFT and their families who require financial assistance due to catastrophic events or personal crisis.

Applying for the fund is completely confidential and is open to any Harbor Freight associate. We believe in giving others a helping hand when they need it the most.