NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Nicor Gas is offering $100,000 in diversity grants to support community organizations and non-profits that promote diversity and inclusive opportunities. The program aims to address discrimination based on race, national origin, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, and physical disabilities.
From April 1 to June 30, community organizations and non-profits may apply for a grant from Nicor Gas to support their diversity initiatives. Selected non-profits and community organizations will be eligible to receive up to $5,000 in grant funds this year.
Nicor Gas is committed to promoting equitable opportunities and futures for everyone in the communities it serves. According to Jackie Nagel, manager of Community Engagement at Nicor Gas, “We know the important role that diversity and inclusion plays in creating stronger communities, and we are committed to supporting organizations and programs that provide education and access to resources for under-served and under-represented individuals.”
The grants are part of the company’s ongoing commitment to support organizations that promote diversity and equality. Last year, the company provided grant support to organizations including Naperville Neighbors United, Midwestern University, CREO DuPage, and YWCA Metropolitan Chicago. To learn more about Nicor Gas’ community commitment, visit www.NicorGas.com/Community.