By awarding grants to artistic content and innovations, we are ensuring that arts and culture are making positive contributions to Akron’s identity as a vibrant, unique, and creative community.
- Support the artistic content and sustainable business practices of diverse anchor arts organizations serving the Akron community.
- Support innovative arts and cultural initiatives, especially those that significantly advance the Akron/Summit Cultural Plan.
- Invest in the overall health of the arts and culture sector by supporting quality sector infrastructure.
Akron/Summit Cultural Plan
GAR Foundation believes that a thriving city is a vibrant city, and nothing brings more vibrancy than the arts and culture sector. The Akron/Summit Cultural Plan is an investment in Akron’s future as an innovative and creative place to live.
A grant program operated by ArtsNow that provides resources to support projects and programs that move the Akron/Summit Cultural Plan’s ten key priorities forward.