Please read these important updates:

  • There will no longer be an August 1 or November 1 deadline in 2017. Read about our recent changes here.
  • All remaining grants in 2017 have been decided in October.
  • Those who typically apply to GAR on August 1 have already been notified to apply by June 15, and selected grantees who apply on November 1 are being notified to apply by January 15, 2018 for a decision next year.
  • Educator Initiative Grant application deadline is February 23, 2018. New guidelines will be announced in early 2018.


Make note of our new deadlines for 2018:

Application Deadlines Review Meetings
January 16 April
May 1 August
August 1 November

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.