CZI Community Fund

Created in 2017, the CZI Community Fund is an annual grantmaking program that pairs grants with capacity building resources to support community organizations in San Mateo County that are increasing access to the building blocks of social and economic well-being like housing, healthcare, education, job and career skills, and supporting civic engagement so people have the power to shape their lives and communities.

2023 Community Fund Grant Partners Directory:

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Abode Services

Abode Services' mission is to end homelessness by assisting low-income, un-housed people, including those with special needs, to secure stable, supportive housing; and to be advocates for the removal of the causes of homelessness.
Acknowledge Alliance

Acknowledge Alliance strengthens the mental health wellness and emotional resilience in children and youth and strengthen the caring capacity of the adults who influence their lives.
Adolescent Counseling Services

Adolescent Counseling Services empowers youth in our community to find their way through social-emotional support and by building safe, accepting communities.
Aim High for High School

Aim High envisions every middle school student having access to joyful summer learning, inspired and innovative teachers, and the support they need to succeed in school and life.
All Five

All Five enables families, regardless of socioeconomic status, to choose high-quality early childhood education and care for their children ages 0-5 in a socioeconomically diverse community with 75% of families earning a low income and 25% earning high incomes thus enabling authentic community interaction regardless of a families’ financial means.
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Belle Haven Action

Belle Haven Action partners with residents of the Belle Haven Neighborhood in the City of Menlo Park to amplify the voices of community leaders and advocate for inclusion, equitable distribution of shared resources, and acknowledgement of the diversity that makes the Belle Haven neighborhood unique.
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Belle Haven Community Development Fund (BHCDF)

Belle Haven Community Development Fund (BHCDF) is a neighborhood based organization advocating for common goals and brokering resources to foster sustainable community development by uniting people and building community.
Boys & Girls Clubs North San Mateo County

The Boys & Girls Clubs of North San Mateo County has promoted the positive development of generations of youth for more than 60 years.

Caminar is a mission-driven, community-based behavioral health care agency that has been empowering and supporting individuals and families to move toward resilience, wellness, and independence for nearly 60 years.
CASA of San Mateo County

CASA of San Mateo County pairs children in the foster care and juvenile justice systems with community volunteers who provide one-on-one support, mentoring and advocacy in the courtroom and beyond.

CoastPride creates a coastside, from Pescadaro to Pacifica, that supports and celebrates people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.
Coastside Children's Programs, Inc

Coastside Children's Program's mission is to provide a safe and caring environment where children learn through experience, play, and friendships — building a foundation for success in school and life.
Dream Volunteers

Dream Volunteers connects and educates young people, across cultures and borders, to address today's most pressing challenges in and beyond their own communities.
DreamCatchers, Inc.

DreamCatchers supports the academic and social-emotional growth of socioeconomically disadvantaged middle school students through an after-school program offering individual and small group tutoring, and mentoring.
East Palo Alto Center for Community Media

The East Palo Alto Center for Community Media is committed to providing the residents of East Palo Alto and the Belle Haven section of Menlo Park with up-to-date news and information affecting their communities.
East Palo Alto Community Archive

The East Palo Alto Community Archive's mission is to collect, share, promote, celebrate, and preserve the unique history of the East Palo Alto community for future generations.
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation

The East Palo Alto Kids Foundation is focused on narrowing the equality gap in eastern Menlo Park and East Palo Alto schools by providing microgrants directly to teachers.
East Palo Alto Senior Center

The East Palo Alto Senior Center offers a variety of activities and assistance to seniors including resources in areas including housing, employment, household help, recreation, food security, financial assistance, health services, and in-home help.
English Together

English Together brings together and creates rich connections between ordinary speakers of English and low-wage, immigrant workers by preparing volunteers to provide one-on-one “coaching” in workplace English.
Envision Your Pathway

Envision Your Pathway is an education and youth development organization that provides young people with a comprehensive program focusing on dynamic skills development, civic engagement, and the guided acceleration for youth to chart and pursue individual pathways to ongoing education and careers.
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EPACENTER is a creative youth development organization that works with East Palo Alto youth as they amplify their talents and impact their world through art and design.
Foundation for a College Education

Foundation for a College Education’s mission is to increase the number of first-generation, low-income students of color from East Palo Alto and similar communities who graduate from a four-year college or university.
Fresh Approach

Fresh Approach aims to create long-term change in local food systems, by connecting California communities with healthy food from California farmers and expanding knowledge about food and nutrition.
Golden State Opportunity

Golden State Opportunity is a nonprofit dedicated to ending poverty by providing all Californians with the tools to build financial well-being and thrive.
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley

Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley is dedicated to empowering the lives and futures of Latinos in Silicon Valley through community philanthropy, investment in educational excellence, leadership development, and the convening and engaging of the region’s dynamic Hispanic community.
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Homework Central

Homework Central empowers students facing structural inequities through academic assistance, family engagement, and community resources.
Hope Horizon East Palo Alto

Hope Horizon East Palo Alto equips east of Bayshore youth to grow spiritually, gain life skills, and develop as leaders so that they have hope and a future.
Immigrant Legal Resource Center

Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) works with and educates immigrants, community organizations, and the legal sector to continue to build a democratic society that values diversity and the rights of all people. This funding will further the goals of the Collaborative Resources for Immigrant Services on the Peninsula (CRISP).
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Izzi Early Education

Izzi Early Education (formerly IHSD Inc.) provides quality child development and support services to children (ages 0-5) and their families across San Mateo County.
Leadership Council San Mateo County

Leadership Council of San Mateo County inspires, connects, and educates a diverse group of proven and emerging leaders from the government, nonprofit, and business sectors who will positively transform San Mateo County and find solutions for the biggest issues facing our communities.
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Lighthouse Silicon Valley

Lighthouse Silicon Valley works with leaders across industries and sectors to create a relationship-based ecosystem that supports a Silicon Valley economy where all families can sustain and thrive, with a focus on justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
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Mental Health Association of San Mateo County

Mental Health Association of San Mateo County is dedicated to improving and enriching the quality of life for individuals in the community who have a mental illness, HIV/AIDS or a co-occurring disorder by providing stable housing and supportive services.
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Menlo Spark

Menlo Spark collaborates with local government, businesses, residents, and top experts to support proven climate measures in Menlo Park and throughout Silicon Valley, with community engagement.
Menlo Together

Menlo Together is a group of Menlo Park and Peninsula residents that envision an integrated, diverse, multi-generational, and environmentally sustainable Menlo Park.
Museum of the African Diaspora

Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD), a contemporary art museum, celebrates Black cultures, ignites challenging conversations, and inspires learning through the global lens of the African Diaspora.
New Creation Home Ministries

New Creation Home Ministries aims to foster long-term independence for at-risk mothers by providing parenting resources, supportive housing, and a loving community.
North Fair Oaks Community Alliance

NFOCA works to engage the North Fair Oaks community with the goal of increasing representation, participation, and advocacy so that together the NFO community members can promote and advocate for equity, and socio-economic and environmental justice.
One New Heartbeat, Inc.

One New Heartbeat, Inc. aims to provide services and mutual support regarding mental, physical, and emotional well-being for individuals, youth, families and organizations in dealing with the everyday internal and external challenges they face as they transition through life stages. These include mental health, anxiety, isolation, re-entry, addiction, trauma, chronic health and life-threatening illnesses.
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Pacific Community Ventures

Pacific Community Ventures is a non-profit, community development impact investor that supports small business owners and their communities in the fight for economic, racial, and gender justice.
Peninsula Bridge

Peninsula Bridge empowers motivated, low-income students to achieve college and career success through individualized support and transformational educational opportunities.
Peninsula Family YMCA of San Francisco

The Peninsula Family YMCA of San Francisco is dedicated to the betterment of people in spirit, mind, and body that offers wellness and learning for all, from infants to seniors.

Pivotal provides young people in and from foster care with educational support, coaching, college scholarships and employment opportunities as they navigate the critical years from high school to college and into the workforce.
Positive Alternative Recreation Teambuilding Impact

Positive Alternative Recreation Teambuilding Impact program aims to promote education around youth healthy lifestyles and making healthy decision-making.
Raising a Reader

Raising a Reader helps children attain a brighter future in which they can thrive and contribute in school, the workforce, and society. We do this by strengthening families, supporting the caring adults in children's lives, and inspiring the development of literacy skills and a lifelong love for reading.
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Replate is a tech-enabled nonprofit that aims to reduce food waste and food insecurity in California and beyond. The platform offers tools for businesses with food surplus to donate meals to nonprofits serving communities experiencing food insecurity.
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Redwood City Police Activities League

Redwood City-Police Activities League (PAL) aims to provide school-age children and their families with access to academic support, life skills and personal development activities, with a focus on producing successful opportunities for underrepresented and underserved communities throughout Redwood City.
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Retraining the Village

Retraining the Village serves as a bridge between homelessness and permanent housing in the San Francisco Bay Area.
RISE — Reaching and Inspiring Success through Education

RISE serves to close the education and opportunity gaps that exist between East Palo Alto and its neighboring communities by empowering youth to create their own vision for the future and foster their self-confidence to make it happen.
Ronald McDonald House Charities Bay Area

Ronald McDonald House Charities Bay Area mission is to be there for sick kids and their families, providing comfort and support when and where they need it most. Our vision is a world where every sick child has the care they need, surrounded by family and a community they can count on.
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Root & Rebound

Root & Rebound aims to restore power and resources to the families and communities most harmed by mass incarceration through legal advocacy, public education, policy reform, litigation, and narrative change.
San Mateo County Office of Arts and Culture

San Mateo County Office of Arts and Culture champions the arts as essential for a health and vibrant community by shaping innovative cultural policies, creating inclusive and diverse programming, investing in the creative economy, and ensuring access to arts and culture for all.
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San Mateo County Parks Foundation

San Mateo County Parks Foundation aims to provide financial support for the recreational, environmental, and educational programs and projects of the San Mateo County Department of Parks.
San Mateo County Union Community Alliance

San Mateo County Union Community Alliance aims to enhance the quality of life for workers and their families in San Mateo County through programs and partnerships with labor unions, community organizations, and government, designed to support quality jobs, ensure community health, and create shared economic prosperity.
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Services, Immigrant Rights and Education Network (SIREN)

SIREN is a vehicle for low-income immigrants and refugees in California—to be their own agents for change. We do this through community education and community organizing, leadership development, legal services, policy advocacy, and civic engagement.
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Siena Youth Center

Siena Youth Center is rooted for over a decade in the North Fair Oaks community, the Siena Youth Center serves as an after-school program, summer camp, and community center. Our daily mission is to enhance our youth's health, academic performance, and leadership skills.
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Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition

Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition aims to build healthier and more just communities by making bicycling safe and accessible for everyone.
Sonrisas Dental Health

Sonrisas Dental Health, Inc is a dental center dedicated to providing access to quality dental care and oral health education to our community. We provide these services with dignity, respect and compassion.
St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room

St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room provides warm, nutritious meals in a social and friendly atmosphere to alleviate hunger and malnutrition.
StreetCode Academy

StreetCode Academy bridges the digital divide, empowering communities of color to achieve their full potential by sharing the mindset, skills, and access they need to embrace tech and innovation.
Tahirih Justice Center

The Tahirih Justice Center guides immigrant survivors of gender-based violence beyond the barriers of the racist, misogynistic, and incredibly complicated U.S. immigration system while simultaneously providing them immediate access to healthcare, counseling, financial assistance, childcare, and other social services. We uplift the voices of immigrant survivors in the media and with lawmakers to inspire a more welcoming immigration system that centers immigrants and their needs.
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United through Education

United through Education builds better communities through the education of the whole family. We offer family engagement workshops with a focus of reading, math, science, technology, health and arts to create a healthy community with a passion for lifelong learning and development.
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Voices of Recovery San Mateo County

Voices of Recovery San Mateo County provides peer-led support services for individuals in or in need of long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addictions.
Women’s Achievement Network and Development Alliance (WANDA)

The Women’s Achievement Network and Development Alliance advances socioeconomic mobility for disadvantaged single mother families.
YMCA of Silicon Valley

YMCA of Silicon Valley aims to strengthen our community by improving the quality of life and inspiring individuals and families to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body.
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