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: Why We Ask: Out of School Time Portal
This post is part of a series. Click here to read all of the posts in this series.  The Out of School Time Portal is a remarkable, no-cost tool, provided by Summit Education Initiative that gives Out of School Time Providers (OSTPs) private, secure access to the grades, attendance and other records related to student success […] Learn More