Applying for grants just got easier: We have a new online application portal!
GAR Foundation is pleased to announce that we recently updated our online application portal. The new system, called Foundant, is a user-friendly platform that will make applying for grants and letters of inquiry easier and more organized than ever! Keep reading to see what’s new in our online portal and how this change will affect […]
Applying for an Educator Initiative Grant? Start here.
Do you have an idea for your classroom that will advance student achievement? GAR’s Educator Initiative Grant program is an annual program that supports teacher-initiated, classroom-based projects in Summit County. If you’ve never applied for a grant before, this is a great place to start. This brief video walks you through the application process and […]
Why We Ask: Out of School Time Portal
This post is part of a series. Click here to read all of the posts in this series. The Out of School Time Portal is a remarkable, no-cost tool, provided by Summit Education Initiative that gives Out of School Time Providers (OSTPs) private, secure access to the grades, attendance and other records related to student success […]
Why We Ask: SummitLive365.com
This post is part of a series. Click here to read all of the posts in this series. GAR’s arts and culture applicants are asked if they self-publish events on Summit County’s free marketing and event calendar, SummitLive365. This website, facilitated by ArtsNow, is designed to serve as a centralized source of information for arts and […]
Why We Ask: Diversity & Inclusion
This post is part of a series. Click here to read all of the posts in this series. You may notice that we ask some questions about your organization’s commitment to diversity and inclusion – as evidenced by diversity in your board composition, in your staff, and in the populations you will serve if funded. […]
Why we Ask: Outcomes & Objectives
Last June, we announced our new strategies, mission, and values. So in the spirit of embracing transparency and communication – one of our core values – GAR is launching a blog series explaining #WhyWeAsk particular questions in our grant applications. First up: outcomes and objectives. Nonprofits and foundations use many different words to talk about their mission […]