Chandler offering diversity mini-grants

The city of Chandler headquarters is in downtown Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
The city of Chandler headquarters is in downtown Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)

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The city of Chandler's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion division and the city’s Human Relations Commission are offering mini-grants up to $1,000 each. Teachers, schools, nonprofit organizations and community groups located in Chandler or who provide services to Chandler residents or students are eligible to apply, according to a news release from the city.

“I’m thrilled to see the partnership between the city and the human relations commission to offer these grants,” Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke said in the release. “I’ve seen what this funding has been able to do for our schools—they’ve been able to create events to educate students about different cultures, which are great learning opportunities for Chandler students.”


Online applications are open at chandleraz.gov/diversitygrants. Complete grant guidelines and requirements also are listed online, according to the release.

A total of $10,000 is available for distribution, and while all projects are considered, first priority for the grant funding will be given to diversity education projects or programs in K-12 schools, according to the release.

For additional questions about the application process, contact Niki Tapia with the city’s DEI division at 480-782-2214 or [email protected].


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