From early childhood to K-12 education and beyond, GAR funds quality, strategic programs all along the educational continuum.


GAR Foundation always has and always will support health and social service agencies serving Summit County.


GAR Foundation values the civic strength and vitality of Akron, Summit County and Northeast Ohio.

Civic Enhancement

GAR always has and always will support arts programs and cultural institutions within Summit County and the region.


GAR facilitates collaboration among nonprofits, disseminates info and provides technical assistance to grantees and other partners.

Non Profit Enhancement


Special Spotlight: A Lesson on the Common Core from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Letter of Inquiry

January 6, 2014
April 7, 2014 
July 8, 2014
October 6, 2014

Grant Applications

February 1, 2014

April 18, 2014 for Capital requests only (separate application form)

May 1, 2014

August 1, 2014

November 1, 2014

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