January 03, 2012
Christine Amer Mayer Assumes the Presidency of GAR Foundation

Christine Amer Mayer took over the reigns of GAR Foundation from Robert W. Briggs on January 1, 2012.  For further information on this transition, click here

November 28, 2011
President Robert W. Briggs to Hand Over Reins of GAR to Christine Amer Mayer

Christine Amer Mayer, Chief Operating Officer and Legal Counsel of GAR Foundation, will assume the presidency from Robert W. Briggs on January 1, 2012.  Read more here

November 15, 2011
Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce releases new study on STEM education

A new research report from Georgetown University highlights the continued need to focus on the teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the early grades through baccalaureate and beyond.  Even if one doesn’t end up working in a STEM field, the STEM-based skills of critical thinking and problem solving are crucial to an individual’s […]

May 24, 2010
Grants Awarded at Our May 2010 Quarterly Meeting

GAR Foundation President Robert Briggs announced that the Foundation’s Distribution Committee approved $1,568,551 in grants at its second quarter meeting of 2010. Grants were awarded to support programs and operations at 40 nonprofit organizations and included outright and challenge grants. In announcing the awards, Mr. Briggs noted GAR’s long-standing commitment to education as evidenced by […]