Capital Grants

2023 capital grant applications are closed. Check back in 2025 for more information about when to apply.

2023 Capital Criteria

Capital projects are defined as new buildings or renovations or expansion to existing facilities/buildings.

  • Projects must advance GAR’s strategies in the areas of education, economic and workforce development, basic needs, and arts and culture. 
  • Organizations that have already received, or plan to apply for, operating or program funding in 2023 may apply.
  • Requested amount must be $50,000 or less.
  • The organization (and project within the application) must be located within Summit County.
  • Funds must be deployed within 18 months of grant award.
  • 100% of the organization’s board members must have already contributed to the capital project (and/or to the overall organization if the capital project is not part of a discrete capital campaign).
  • Capital project must be critical to the organization’s mission.
  • Organization must be able to show that project will create quantifiable efficiencies.
  • The capital campaign must be near completion (most dollars already raised).
  • Organization must have exhausted most other potential funding sources.
  • GAR does not fund vehicles, technology, or organizations working in subjects outside of GAR’s strategic priorities.