The Bay Area is our home. It’s our responsibility to support a community where everyone can thrive.”
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Priscilla Chan

We’re working toward a future for everyone where people have the power to shape their communities. Our Community team builds partnerships to support the work of local leaders and organizations who are tackling the most pressing challenges in the communities where they live and work.

Mr. Vosa Cavu-Litman leading a class of Pre-Kindergarteners in an outdoor activity on the first day of school, at the Primary School in East Palo Alto
August 15, 2018 | Mr. Vosa Cavu-Litman leading a class of Pre-Kindergarteners in an outdoor activity on the first day of school, at The Primary School in East Palo Alto.
August 15, 2018 | Mr. Vosa Cavu-Litman leading a class of Pre-Kindergarteners in an outdoor activity on the first day of school, at The Primary School in East Palo Alto.
Juanita Croft, Belle Haven Community Development Fund, at a reception for Community Fund grantees in Redwood City.
July 12, 2018 | Juanita Croft, Belle Haven Community Development Fund, at a reception for Community Fund grantees in Redwood City. Photograph by Katherine Park
July 12, 2018 | Juanita Croft, Belle Haven Community Development Fund, at a reception for Community Fund grantees in Redwood City. Photograph by Katherine Park

Key Programs

Community Fund

Supporting organizations working to address the needs of Bay Area residents.

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Community Space

The CZI Community Space offers meeting and event space to local organizations free of charge.

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Homeless Children, Youth, and Families

Supporting children, youth, and their families experiencing homelessness in our community.

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Jeff MacGregor, Science Communications, and his daughter at Kidchella, a downtown Redwood City event, sponsored by CZI.
September 9, 2018 | Jeff MacGregor, Science Communications, and his daughter at Kidchella, a downtown Redwood City event, sponsored by CZI.
September 9, 2018 | Jeff MacGregor, Science Communications, and his daughter at Kidchella, a downtown Redwood City event, sponsored by CZI.

Our Communities

In partnership with local organizations, community leaders, and residents, we work to create greater opportunity for more residents in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our giving includes a responsive fund, a focus on homeless children and families, partnerships to improve health and education in the region, and giving in and around Redwood City, where CZI is headquartered.

Cristina Huezo, Community, in a weekly team meeting at CZI
September 18, 2018 | Cristina Huezo, Community, in a weekly team meeting at CZI. Photograph by An Rong Xu
September 18, 2018 | Cristina Huezo, Community, in a weekly team meeting at CZI. Photograph by An Rong Xu

Meet Our Team

Dominique Turrentine, CZI Community, at a reception for our Community Fund 2018 grantees in downtown Redwood City.
July 12, 2018 | Dominique Turrentine, Community, at a reception for our Community Fund 2018 grantees in downtown Redwood City. Photograph by Katherine Park
July 12, 2018 | Dominique Turrentine, Community, at a reception for our Community Fund 2018 grantees in downtown Redwood City. Photograph by Katherine Park

As a Bay Area native, I know that now more than ever, we must support our partners helping the most vulnerable communities in our own backyard.

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Cristina Huezo
Darnell Cadette, Community, at CZI
September 18, 2018 | Darnell Cadette, Community, at CZI. Photograph by An Rong Xu
September 18, 2018 | Darnell Cadette, Community, at CZI. Photograph by An Rong Xu

Leadership

Andrea Jones Director, Community Affairs
Alma Pulido Associate, Community
Cristina Huezo Director, Community
Darnell Cadette Director, Community
Taylor Leatherman Communications Manager
Curtis Yancy Associate, Community
CJ Callen Manager, Community
Molly Moesel Manager, Community
Cassey Gatchalian Coordinator, Community

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