Changing young lives for the better

The AIA High Fives for Kids Foundation (H5s4Ks) offers both grants and scholarships, supporting local or national registered charities that have programs for the benefit of children and youth. The projects funded by H5s4Ks provide training, equipment, experiences, and assistance so that youth and children can reach their full potential. The Foundation also awards scholarships annually across Canada for students who wish to further their education in the automotive aftermarket.

The AIA High Fives for Kids Foundation (H5s4Ks) is a way for AIA Canada’s members to give back to their community.

2022 saw the AIA High Fives for Kids Foundation distribute over $26,500 to charities all across the country.

Chairman’s Challenge

High fives for Kids raised a total of $24,532.44 during the Chairman’s Challenge.

High Fives for Kids Foundation Grants

YWCA – Edmonton | $ 3,000 YWCA of Calgary | $ 7,000
The Children’s Breakfast Clubs | $ 5,000 Kerr Street Community Services (Kerr Street Mission) | $ 5,000
Child and Family Services of Western Manitoba | $ 1,500 Junior Achievement of Northern Alberta | $ 5,000

Scholarships: Building the Future

Scholarships are awarded annually across Canada to qualified students and monetary assistance is provided to those who wish to further their education in the automotive aftermarket field.

Arthur Paulin Scholarship Winners – $700

  • Ashvyn Kaila
  • Coen Kwon
  • Manroop Singh
  • Mark Tirbany

Georgian College Scholarship Winners – $500

  • Marc-Olivier Blouin
  • Brock Irvine
  • Tyler Mitchell
  • Joshua Taylor

AIA Canada and the University of the Aftermarket Foundation (UofAF) Scholarship Program – $1000

  • Lujayn Ali
  • Reghan Benner
  • Adrian Brennan
  • Kiyomi Burke
  • Karolina Dobiszewska
  • Quinn Legg
  • Asmi Kaur Multani
  • Alex Shibu
  • Emily Truman
  • Alex Zeng

Quebec Division Scholarship Winners – $500

  • Sebastien Muller
  • Mathiew Delorme
  • Michael Bluteau-Canzi

AIA Canada High Fives for Kids Scholarship Program  – $1000

  • Blake Wishloff