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. Driven by our history, we believe long-lasting impact happens in communities, families, and individuals when they are invested in and given opportunities to flourish.
Win 4 vouchers to the Cleveland International Film Festival
The Cleveland International Film Festival returns to Tower City on March 29 – April 9 with screenings in Downtown Akron on March 31 and April 1. GAR Foundation is proud to support CIFF for programming in downtown Akron once again this year. We’re giving away four (4) vouchers to the festival to one (1) lucky […]
Bookmark this: four thoughts on social change
One of my favorite communication resources, frank hosts a gathering each year that brings the best minds in communications to share ideas around social change. I always return home feeling invigorated and ready to infuse my new learning into my work here in Akron. There’s always a lot to process after any great conference, but when […]
41st Cleveland International Film Festival
GAR Foundation is proud to support the 41st Cleveland International Film Festival with a $20,000 grant for programming in downtown Akron. The festival will premier the film, Burn the Ships, a story about The Akron Racers at the Akron-Summit County Main Library in downtown Akron on March 31. Movie-goers can enjoy $2 off CIFF tickets […]