Economic Development E-Newsletter | April 29, 2020
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Chandler Businesses Offer Community Support in Times of Crisis
During the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, several Chandler businesses have stepped up to help their community. These businesses are using their unique capabilities to make a difference and demonstrate that we are all in this together.

Visit our Choosing Chandler blog to read stories of hope and support from the Chandler businesses listed below. Send additional stories of businesses' impact on the community during COVID-19 to Chandler News.

  • Mingle + Graze and Peixoto
  • AvAir
  • Floratech
  • Helluva Brewing Company
  • Intel
  • Keap
  • MST Solutions
  • Rogers Corporation
  • VB Cosmetics
  • SanTan Brewing: video below on providing "SanTanitizer" to those in need
Celebrate Your #ChandlerAZ Pride with Your Own Chandler Video and Conference Call Background
Show your love for our community by using a special Chandler background during your next video call. Go to to check out the 10 background images available for download. After picking your favorite, follow the basic steps below to customize and share your Zoom conference call background.

Step 1
Download your favorite background image from
  1. Right-click on the image
  2. Select "Save As" to save the image to your computer

Step 2
Customize your Zoom background with their handy guide.

Step 3
Tag us in your #VisitChandler photos and screenshots of yourself using the backgrounds and spread the #ChandlerLove.
City Video Series Offers Expert Advice on Navigating COVID-19
Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, the City will be sharing advice on how Chandler businesses can best utilize the different programs and resources available to them. As part of this effort, Economic Development Director Micah Miranda is interviewing local experts to get their unique insights and tips for Chandler businesses. Follow our Economic Development LinkedIn page and YouTube playlist to stay up-to-date.

Greater Phoenix Economic Council and Arizona Commerce Authority Help Businesses Understand Financial Resources
The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) and Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) have created dedicated COVID-19 webpages to share and consolidate information on financial resources for businesses.

ACA's financial resources page offers a suite of support services, including loan calculators and application guides, webinars, answers to frequently asked questions, and ability to connect with a member of ACA's Small Business Team.

GPEC's financial resources page offers a summary sheet on the CARES Act and how it may apply to businesses, sample calculations and scenarios for the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program, information on private and local funds, and ability to chat with GPEC staff.
Helpful Links
City Council Study Session
May 11, 2020
6 p.m.
88 E. Chicago St.
Council Chambers

City Council Regular Meeting
May 14, 2020
6 p.m.
88 E. Chicago St.
Council Chambers