GAR Memorial Foundation
Contribute to the Gordon A. Rich Memorial Foundation

GAR welcomes donations at any time in support of its scholarship program. You can donate a one time gift or a multi-year pledge.

If you would like to contribute, you may click here for a printable form to launch in a new window. You may also contact GAR at if you have any questions.

Our EIN Number is 03-0385929.

Applications for students who will be high school seniors in 2024 will begin being accepted on September 19, 2024. Completed applications must be received no later than Thursday, February 20, 2025.

College scholarship money is available to offspring of those working in the financial services industry. Each GAR scholarship is worth up to $50,000 (approx. $12,500 per year) awarded to bright, hardworking high school seniors who have a financial need.
Please read the requirements and fill out an application form. The Gordon Rich Foundation provided approximately $300,000 in college scholarships last year. We currently support 31 students in colleges across the country and have 99 alumni. Any questions please email

Our annual fundraising event will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2024.
Board members, current GAR scholars, GAR scholar graduates and many supporters will be attending. We hope to see you there!

If you would like to contribute to GAR, either with an endowment pledge or a one-time gift, click here for the payment and pledge form. Or you can contact us at

In order to qualify for the GAR scholarship, parents and/or legal guardians of the student applying must have, or had, a career in the financial services industry. Click here for the definition of Financial Services and Master List of Companies.

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