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The Racial Equity and Community Partnership Grant Program

"As Northwestern's Evanston and Chicago homes continue to grapple with two historic challenges, COVID-19 and systemic racism, the University is in a position to help lead the way, and it has a duty to do so." - President, Morton Schapiro

Applications for the Racial Equity and Community Partnership Grant Program have closed.

Northwestern committed $500,000 to advance racial equity in our home communities of Evanston and Chicago. This unique opportunity will support mutually beneficial partnerships between community-based organizations and Northwestern University representatives that work towards making our communities fairer and more equitable. The application window closed on Thursday, February 11, 2021. Please click here to review the Request for Proposal.