GAR Foundation’s Distribution Committee reviews grant proposals four times a year. You may submit an application at any time during the year; however, applications will be reviewed in accordance with the following deadline schedule.


Applications must be received at GAR’s administrative offices by 5 p.m. on the deadline date to be eligible for review at the corresponding meeting.


Application Deadlines Review Meetings
February 1 May
February 24* May
May 1 August
August 1 November
November 1 February

*for Educator Initiative Grant program only


Applicants seeking support for educational programs such as school districts, nonprofit organizations, or groups applying for grants on behalf of schools are encouraged to apply by the February 1st deadline.