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October 2016

Annual Educator Conference

October 6, 2016
Hilton Garden Inn Akron, 1307 E. Market Street
Akron, OH 44305 United States
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Thank you for a fantastic event! This year we celebrated the moment you knew you could reshape your craft. Thank you to our speakers and to Summit County educators for making this our most exciting gathering yet. Stay connected by signing up to receive updates and invitations to the next Educator Conference This year's theme was: Reshaping Your Craft. GAR Foundation's Annual Educator Conference brought together over 160 K-12 teachers and administrators from Summit County to provide teachers and schools with innovative…

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June 2017

Strategy Information Session June 27, 2017

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
GAR Foundation / Andrew Jackson House, 277 East Mill Street
Akron, OH 44308 United States
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Join GAR Foundation for an informational session to learn more and ask questions about our new strategies. We strongly encourage attendance by the nonprofit executive director, a staff member, and board leader to ensure that news of the changes gets to all interested parties in an organization. Registration is required and sessions are for nonprofits only. Register here for the June 27 session.

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Strategy Information Session June 28, 2017

June 28 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
GAR Foundation / Andrew Jackson House, 277 East Mill Street
Akron, OH 44308 United States
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Join GAR Foundation for an informational session to learn more and ask questions about our new strategies. We strongly encourage attendance by the executive director, a staff member, and board leader to ensure that news of the changes gets to all interested parties in an organization. Registration is required. Register here for the June 28 session.

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July 2017

Strategy Information Session July 11, 2017

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
GAR Foundation / Andrew Jackson House, 277 East Mill Street
Akron, OH 44308 United States
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Join GAR Foundation for an informational session to learn more and ask questions about our new strategies. We strongly encourage attendance by the executive director, a staff member, and board leader to ensure that news of the changes gets to all interested parties in an organization. Registration is required. Register here for the July 11 session.

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Strategy Information Session July 12, 2017

July 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
GAR Foundation / Andrew Jackson House, 277 East Mill Street
Akron, OH 44308 United States
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Join GAR Foundation for an informational session to learn more and ask questions about our new strategies. We strongly encourage attendance by the executive director, a staff member, and board leader to ensure that news of the changes gets to all interested parties in an organization. Registration is required. Register here for the July 12 session.

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Strategy Information Session July 13, 2017

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
GAR Foundation / Andrew Jackson House, 277 East Mill Street
Akron, OH 44308 United States
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Join GAR Foundation for an informational session to learn more and ask questions about our new strategies. We strongly encourage attendance by the executive director, a staff member, and board leader to ensure that news of the changes gets to all interested parties in an organization. Registration is required. Register here for the July 13 session.

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Strategy Information Session July 18, 2017

July 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
GAR Foundation / Andrew Jackson House, 277 East Mill Street
Akron, OH 44308 United States
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Join GAR Foundation for an informational session to learn more and ask questions about our new strategies. We strongly encourage attendance by the executive director, a staff member, and board leader to ensure that news of the changes gets to all interested parties in an organization. Registration is required and sessions are for nonprofits only. Register here for the July 18 session.

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October 2017

Annual Educator Conference

October 5 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hilton Garden Inn Akron, 1307 E. Market Street
Akron, OH 44305 United States
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Thank you for another great conference!  Click here to access resources from the day. Be sure to stay connected with us by signing up to receive updates and invitations.    This year’s theme was Expanding Boundaries and addressed the following questions: How do we ignite and foster the spirit of innovation in a student? How can we provide a platform for ourselves and students to push beyond the classroom walls? How can we expand our personal and professional boundaries to cultivate a culture of achievement?  Watch…

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Seeing Beyond the Numbers: Understanding Nonprofit Accounting Operations and How to Use this Information to Tell Your Story

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
GAR Foundation / Andrew Jackson House, 277 East Mill Street
Akron, OH 44308 United States

This workshop provides a framework for understanding financial operations and how to apply it within an organization. The session focuses on how to use financial information to make informed decision-making, and gives participants hands-on practice using those statements to communicate an organization’s progress toward its mission. Who should attend? This workshop is for nonprofit executive directors, board members, accounting staff. Registration is limited to up to three individuals per organization. Topics include: • How to use your nonprofit’s financial statements…

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November 2017

Collaboration’s Essential Element: Leadership

November 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
GAR Foundation / Andrew Jackson House, 277 East Mill Street
Akron, OH 44308 United States

Collaborative leadership is an action many can take, not a position a few can hold. Exercising collaborative leadership requires individuals to work with others, not tell others what to do, and it is a practice of values that engage commitment from others. The Collaborative Leadership Skills Workshop provides a safe place for non-profit leaders to assess and strengthen skills, including inquiry, understanding context, and building trust that are essential to exercising collaborative leadership. The two-hour workshop also provides participants with a…

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