Established in 1967, GAR Foundation was born of the philanthropic desire of the Roush family to support the needs of those in the Greater Akron area community.
Career paths as diverse as North students as Akron high schools begin college and career academies model
Students at Akron Public Schools North High School are learning authentic, real-world skills that will prepare them for college or career as early as 9th grade. GAR is proud to support this new model of teaching and learning at Akron Public Schools. Read more in this article by Monica Thomas for the Akron Beacon Journal. Click here […]
Podcast: Kirstin Toth discusses GAR's new strategic focus
Click here to listen to GAR’s Senior Vice President, Kirstin Toth discuss the Foundation’s new strategic priorities on the Jasen Sokol show on WAKR.
How your company can help improve Greater Akron’s workforce
When asked, many CEOs will tell you that attracting, training and retaining great talent is the biggest challenge they face in growing their business. I’m guessing this is true for many of you reading this article. We know that our companies need talent to grow and drive the economy. And yet in the Greater Akron […]