Why We Fund
GAR’s mission is to help Akron become smarter, stronger, and more vibrant.
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What We Fund
GAR awards grants to organizations and programs that foster the needs of the Akron community and fall within our primary giving areas.
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When We Fund
GAR reviews grant proposals three times per year.
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About GAR

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.

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Spotlight: 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 […] Learn More

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