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“Education is the foundation upon which we build our future.” ~C. Gregoire

Our Purpose:

The Chandler Education Foundation ignites the power of community fundraising to fuel access, innovation, and excellence within the Chandler Unified School District (CUSD).

Our Vision:

Through events, campaigns, and partnerships, CEF provides financial power for Arizona’s district of choice.

Our Priorities:

Charitable funds are distributed to support:

  • Equitable ACCESS to learning and enrichment opportunities.
  • INNOVATION that sparks curiosity and reimagines possibilities for the future.
  • Academic EXCELLENCE that kindles the potential of CUSD students, staff, and community.

Founded in 1986, the Chandler Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. 

Our Impact This Year

  • Funds Raised


  • Grants Allocated


  • Scholarships Awarded


  • Access Support


  • Volunteer Hours


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