Racial Healing Mini Grants


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Asheville Healing Mini Grant ProjectThe City of Asheville is glad to announce the recipients of the first Asheville racial healing mini-grants. The City received 34 applications, of those eight were selected. The intent of the racial healing grants are to invest in projects already established in the community. The mini-grants represent a total community investment of almost $40,000.

Click here to view a full list of the recipients along with a program description.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Background

The City of Asheville received the NC Innovation and Implementation Grant from  the Government Alliance on Race and Equity to partially fund this project. GARE is a national network of government jurisdictions working to achieve racial equity and advance opportunities for all. The City is a member of GARE and has worked to train City staff on equity and inclusion to create more capacity for operating and decision-making with equity in mind.

 


 

Timeline

November 6, 2019 – Application Deadline

December 2019 – Announcement of recipients

May 2020 – ending of funding period

 


 

Supporting Documents

Blog post: Office of Equity and Inclusion launches first Asheville healing mini grant program

Equity and Inclusion Mini Grants FAQ sheet

 


 

Contact Information

Yashika Smith, Inclusive Engagement and Leadership Manger
Office of Equity & Inclusion
828-231-3586

 


 

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