About GAR

Grantee Resources

GAR Foundation is deeply committed to helping our grantees and all nonprofit organizations to be strong and healthy. We endeavor to offer many kinds of assistance, well beyond grant checks. The first and most important recommendation we make to any nonprofit organization seeking to improve itself is to check out the extensive on-line and human resources offered by our long-time partner, BVU:The Center for Nonprofit ExcellenceWe are hard-pressed to name a nonprofit governance or capacity issue CNE cannot help you tackle.

Arts In Crisis

BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence

Council on Foundations


Federal Grants Clearinghouse

Fund for Our Economic Future


Independent Sector

Philanthropy Ohio

Summit County Foundation Directory (PDF)

Summit County Scholarships

Summit Education Initiative

The Center for Community Solutions

The Foundation Center

Resources for Nonprofit Financial Management 


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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