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


GAR Foundation is committed to a networked community that effectively deploys resources to meet basic needs of vulnerable populations.


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.



Letter of Inquiry

LOIs are reviewed on a weekly basis, so you may submit one at any time. Please visit our Letter of Inquiry page for detailed deadline information.  

January 11, 2016

April 11, 2016

July 11, 2016

October 10, 2016

Grant Applications 

February 1, 2016

May 1, 2016

August 1, 2016

November 1, 2016

April 15, 2016 Capital requests only 

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