General FAQ

1. What organizations does the CarMax Foundation support?

CarMax values our partnerships with local and national nonprofit organizations.

2. What is a 501(c)(3)?

It is a part of the Federal Tax Code that lists the criteria for tax-exempt charitable organizations. An organization must have 501(c)(3) status in order to receive funding from The CarMax Foundation. While there are thousands of eligible organizations in the United States, not all 501(c)(3) organizations qualify for our funding programs.

3. Does CarMax donate or discount vehicles?

At this time, we do not donate or discount vehicles.

4. Where can I learn more about CarMax's community relations efforts?

The Foundation website, is the best place to see and read about what CarMax does in the community.

5. Where can I obtain the Application for Recognition of Exemption (Form 1023) and most recent tax return (Form 990-PF) for the CarMax Foundation?

Contact us

The CarMax Foundation
12800 Tuckahoe Creek Parkway
Richmond, VA 23238


Phone (804) 747-0422