About GAR

Civic Enhancement

GAR is committed to a networked, aligned, economically strong Greater Akron and Northeast Ohio; to a vibrant downtown Akron, and to accessible green space.

Our civic enhancement grants strategies:

  • Enhance the economic strength of Akron and Northeast Ohio
  • Support efforts to improve downtown Akron’s vibrancy
  • Support collaborative efforts designed to protect and increase public access to green space in Akron and Summit County 
  • Support initiatives that foster Akron community pride and civic engagement

Awarded Grant Archive