(AKRON, OHIO – October 29, 2018) –The GPD Group Employees’ Foundation is now accepting applications for grants from schools and non-profit organizations from selected communities in Ohio in which we work. The application period will run through January 11, 2019. All applications will be evaluated and funds will be dispersed to successful applicants in April 2019. We encourage smaller grant requests at $2,000 or under. The foundation seeks to provide funding to classroom level projects or programs to enrich the K – 12 education experience and/or to support at-risk children or those with medical and special needs in communities in which we serve.