November 15, 2022
Glass Half Full Award: Perry Clark
GAR Foundation is thrilled to present Perry Clark, president and founder of Truly Reaching You, with the 2022 Glass Half Full Award. The Glass Half Full Award was initially created […]
April 15, 2022
GAR Foundation’s 12th Annual Student Art Show
GAR Foundation is thrilled to celebrate the 12th annual Student Art Show, highlighting the work of 27 undergraduate students from The School of Art at Kent State University and The […]
November 19, 2021
Akron’s first state of the arts
by Nicole Mullet, executive director, artsnow On Thursday, December 9, 2021, Akron Roundtable will host the very first State of the Arts, and I have the honor and the considerable […]
November 05, 2021
GLASS HALF FULL AWARD: TERESA R. LEGRAIR
GAR Foundation is thrilled to announce that its 2021 Glass Half Full Award will go to President & CEO of Akron Urban League, Teresa R. LeGrair. This award was created […]
January 26, 2021
GAR AWARDS $200,000 TO KNOW COVID PROGRAM
GAR Foundation has dedicated $200,000 to the creation of the Know COVID program. This effort is designed to connect Akron’s healthcare system with trusted neighborhood organizations to develop culturally competent, […]
August 04, 2020
Decades of Disinvestment: It’s Time to Create Equitable Public Spaces
How the Akron Civic Commons is developing a model to develop and support public places for all.
January 24, 2020
How to make your online content more accessible
You’ve read the tips about organizational accessibility. You’ve completed physical accessibility assessments. Your organization is committed to taking on a more inclusive approach in the upcoming year. But how accessible is your online presence?
January 17, 2020
Financial Best Practice Checklist for Nonprofits
Financial management decisions and internal controls are perhaps not the most exciting topics a nonprofit leader considers on a daily basis. But sound financial management practices are vital to organizational success.
October 29, 2019
22 simple tips for a more accessible arts & culture event
“Accessibility is being able to get into a building. Diversity is getting invited to the table. Inclusion is having a voice at the table. Belonging is having your voice heard at the table.”
September 27, 2019
Glass Half Full Award: Honoring Kwame Scruggs, Ph.D
GAR Foundation is honored to present Kwame Scruggs with the 2019 Glass Half Full award for his steadfast and inspirational leadership of Alchemy, Inc.