CZI Community Fund

Launched in 2017, the CZI Community Fund supports local organizations that are leading work to bring increased equity, power, and opportunity to communities in and around Redwood City, where CZI is headquartered.

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Able Works

Issue Areas

Workforce Development

Able Works equips individuals with financial education, life skills, and assets that enable them to live free from oppression and poverty.
Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Workforce Development

201820192020

Aim High for High School

Issue Areas

Education

Aim High for High School creates lifechanging opportunities for students in the community. Aim High nurtures the promise and potential of middle school students from low-income neighborhoods; prepares students for high school, setting them on the path to college and future success; and inspires the next generation of teachers and educational leaders.
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East Palo Alto, Redwood City

Education

2020

Alameda County Health Pathway Partnership - Emergency Medical Service Corps

Issue Areas

Health Care/Mental Health, Workforce Development

Emergency Medical Services Corps (EMS Corps) works to increase the number of underrepresented emergency medical services workers through youth development, mentorship, and job training. EMS Corps is a sponsored project of Alameda County Health Pathway Partnership (ACHPP).
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Health Care/Mental Health, Workforce Development

2020

Belle Haven Community Development Fund

Issue Areas

Workforce Development

Belle Haven Community Development Fund's (BHCDF) mission is to engage the Belle Haven community in advocating for common goals and to broker resources that foster sustainable community development. BHCDF is a sponsored project of Silicon Valley Community Foundation.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto

Workforce Development

201820192020

Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula

Issue Areas

Education, Food Security

The Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula offers at-risk young people a safe place where they can build positive peer and adult relationships. BGCP has resources and programs in place so individuals can succeed in school and beyond.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Education, Food Security

20192020

CASA of San Mateo County

Issue Areas

Security/Safety

CASA of San Mateo County's mission is to ensure that all abused and neglected children under court protection have a consistent and caring adult who speaks on their behalf and helps them reach their full potential.
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East Palo Alto, Redwood City

Security/Safety

20192020

Gatepath

Issue Areas

Education, Health Care/Mental Health

Gatepath empowers people with special needs to achieve their full potential through innovative, inclusive programs and community partnerships including educational, therapeutic, vocational, and family support services.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Education, Health Care/Mental Health

20192020

Communities Overcoming Relationship Abuse

Issue Areas

Homelessness, Housing, Immigration, Security/Safety

Communities Overcoming Relationship Abuse (CORA) provides safety, support, and healing for individuals who experience abuse in an intimate relationship, and educates the community on how to break the cycle of intimate partner abuse.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Homelessness, Housing, Immigration, Security/Safety

20192020

East Palo Alto Academy Foundation

Issue Areas

Education, Health Care/Mental Health

East Palo Alto Academy Foundation’s mission is to ensure that all students will graduate college-ready and empowered with the knowledge, skills, and passion to positively impact their own lives, their community, and the global society.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto

Education, Health Care/Mental Health

201820192020

Eastside College Preparatory School

Issue Areas

Education, Housing

Eastside College Preparatory School is committed to opening new doors for students historically underrepresented in higher education through a challenging and engaging curriculum that supports the potential of every student to enter and succeed in a four-year college and transition to a professional career.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Education, Housing

201820192020

Ecumenical Hunger Program

Issue Areas

Food Security, Homelessness

​Ecumenical Hunger Program (EHP) seeks to provide compassionate, dignified and practical assistance to families and individuals experiencing economic and personal hardship through material help, support services, and advocacy for neighbors in need.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Food Security, Homelessness

20192020

Faith in Action Bay Area

Issue Areas

Housing, Immigration

Faith In Action Bay Area (FIABA) develops community leaders who organize to change systems in order to create racial and economic equity in the Bay Area.
East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Housing, Immigration

20192020

Family Connections

Issue Areas

Education

Family Connections is founded on the idea that a positive family dynamic is key to a child’s “success.” In that spirit, Family Connections fosters a family learning community focused on discovery and growth for underserved children and their parents and caregivers.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Education

20182020

Free At Last: Community Recovery and Rehabilitation Services

Issue Areas

Health Care/Mental Health, Homelessness

The mission of Free At Last: Community Recovery and Rehabilitation Services (Free At Last) is to rebuild the community from within, reclaim addicts, and give people who failed in the past the chance to succeed in the future.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Health Care/Mental Health, Homelessness

201820192020

Fresh Lifelines for Youth

Issue Areas

Security/Safety, Workforce Development

Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY) breaks the cycle of juvenile crime, violence, and incarceration through legal education, leadership training, and one-on-one mentoring.
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East Palo Alto, Redwood City

Security/Safety, Workforce Development

20192020

Girls To Women

Issue Areas

Education, Security/Safety

Girls to Women provides broad-spectrum after-school and summer programming for low-income girls and young women. The organization places an emphasis on the whole person and aims to impact holistic support and development. This grant is for general support of their work in Belle Haven, East Palo Alto
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto

Education, Security/Safety

201820192020

HIP Housing

Issue Areas

Housing, Workforce Development

Human Investment Project (HIP) Housing's mission is to invest in human potential by improving the housing and lives of people in our community through three programs: Home Sharing, Self Sufficiency, and Property Development.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Housing, Workforce Development

20192020

Immigration Institute of the Bay Area

Issue Areas

Immigration

The Immigration Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA) provides high quality legal services, education, and civic engagement opportunities to immigrants, refugees, and their families as they join and contribute to the community.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Immigration

201820192020

JobTrain

Issue Areas

Education, Workforce Development

JobTrain is committed to improving the lives of people in our community through assessment, job skills training, and high-potential career placement.
Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Education, Workforce Development

201820192020

Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County

Issue Areas

Immigration

Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County (LASSMC) fights social injustice through civil legal advocacy for people living in poverty and ensures the basic necessities of life including safe and affordable housing, health care, economic security, secure immigration status, education, and freedom from violence and abuse.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Immigration

20192020

Live In Peace

Issue Areas

Education, Transportation

Live In Peace exists to empower youth and young adults to reclaim the vision for their future. Live in Peace’s unique relational based approach creates positive peer groups and new norms, that help students take full advantage of the academic support.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, Redwood City

Education, Transportation

20182020

Multicultural Counseling and Educational Services of the Bay Area

Issue Areas

Immigration

Multicultural Counseling and Educational Services of the Bay Area (MCESBA) provides services that help individuals and families develop culturally rooted problem-solving strategies to manage life’s challenges and to promote values and dignity. MCESBA is a sponsored project of One East Palo Alto.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto

Immigration

201820192020

Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto

Issue Areas

Education, Immigration

Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto's mission is to uplift Latino families in East Palo Alto and the mid-peninsula through community education, leadership development, and advocacy.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Education, Immigration

20192020

One East Palo Alto Neighborhood Improvement Initiative

Issue Areas

Health Care/Mental Health, Homelessness

One East Palo Alto’s (OEPA) mission is to develop resident leaders, broker resources and services, build the capacity of individuals and organizations, and advocate for change leading to the improved social, physical, spiritual, educational and economic well-being of East Palo Alto residents and families.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto

Health Care/Mental Health, Homelessness

2020

One Life Counseling Center

Issue Areas

Health Care/Mental Health, Immigration

One Life Counseling Center (One Life) believes that access to mental health services should be readily available and comfortable. One Life counsels, advocates, and nurtures its clients, community, and schools, and serves everyone in need of services, including those who are unable to pay.
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North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Health Care/Mental Health, Immigration

2020

Pangea Legal Services

Issue Areas

Immigration

Pangea Legal Services offers legal defense services to immigrants at risk of deportation residing in East Palo Alto, Redwood City, and San Mateo county. They work with partners to train immigrants in participatory legal defense strategies, and to provide representation for immigrants in deportation proceedings through a community-led defense model.
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East Palo Alto, Redwood City

Immigration

20182020

Peninsula Bridge

Issue Areas

Education, Health Care/Mental Health

Peninsula Bridge transforms the lives of highly motivated, low-income students by preparing and supporting them for success in college preparatory high school programs and four-year colleges with robust academic and social emotional year-round support.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Education, Health Care/Mental Health

2020

Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center

Issue Areas

Education, Health Care/Mental Health

Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center (PCRC) partners with individuals, groups and institutions to empower people, build relationships, and reduce violence through collaborative and innovative processes. We envision a future where all members of society engage and collaborate to create a strong, vibrant community.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto

Education, Health Care/Mental Health

2020

Project WeHOPE

Issue Areas

Homelessness, Security/Safety

Project WeHOPE's mission is to help people become healthy, employed, and housed using innovative solutions such as the WeHope Shelter, the Dignity on Wheels mobile hygiene project, and H.O.P.E. Jobs certification courses.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Homelessness, Security/Safety

201820192020

Ravenswood Family Health Center

Issue Areas

Health Care/Mental Health

Ravenswood Family Health Center (RFHC) improves the health of our community through culturally sensitive, integrated primary and preventive health care for all, regardless of ability to pay or immigration status, and by collaborating with community partners to address the social determinants of health.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Health Care/Mental Health

201820192020

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center

Issue Areas

Workforce Development

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center (Renaissance) breaks the cycle of poverty by bringing the power of entrepreneurship to individuals and families from under-resourced communities and populations.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Workforce Development

20192020

Retraining The Village

Issue Areas

Housing, Workforce Development

Retraining the Village reintroduces, reignites, and redirects individuals who are released from incarceration and at risk of homeless and jobless circumstances.
Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Housing, Workforce Development

2020

Second Harvest of Silicon Valley

Issue Areas

Food Security

Second Harvest of Silicon Valley’s mission is to lead the community to ensure that anyone who needs a healthy meal can get one. They deliver and distribute healthy food, including more fresh produce than almost any other food bank in the country, through a network of 310 nonprofit partners at 1,000 sites.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Food Security

2020

Services Immigrant Rights & Education Network

Issue Areas

Immigration

Services Immigrant Rights & Education Network (SIREN) empowers low-income immigrants and refugees in Northern and Central California through community education and organizing, leadership development, civic engagement, policy advocacy, and immigration legal services.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Immigration

201820192020

St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room

Issue Areas

Food Security

St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room provides hot nutritious meals, take-home groceries, and a safe place for fellowship to needy men, women, children, and families in our area by waiving eligibility requirements and limits on number of visits—no questions asked.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Food Security

20192020

St. Francis Center

Issue Areas

Education, Security/Safety

St. Francis Center is committed to providing services with compassion, not judgment. It helps Redwood City families live in dignity and become self-supporting members of the community by providing food, clothing, shower and laundry facilities, rental assistance, and apartments for low- and very low-income residents.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Education, Security/Safety

2020

Tax-Aid

Issue Areas

Immigration

Tax-Aid provides year-round free tax services to strengthen our San Francisco Bay Area community. They offer their free services through the extraordinary contributions of their skilled volunteers.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Immigration

2020

The Multicultural Institute

Issue Areas

Education, Workforce Development

The Multicultural Institute accompanies immigrants in their transition from poverty and isolation to workforce participation and prosperity.
North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Education, Workforce Development

20192020

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul San Mateo

Issue Areas

Food Security, Homelessness

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County (SVdP) brings talent and resources to families and individuals who are often invisible—the working poor, the homeless, immigrants, and all people living in the margins.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Food Security, Homelessness

20192020

Youth United for Community Action

Issue Areas

Education, Housing

Youth United for Community Action (YUCA) is a grassroots community organization created, led, and run by young people of color from low-income backgrounds. YUCA provides a safe space for young people to empower themselves and work on environmental and social justice issues to establish positive, systemic change through grassroots community organizing.
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Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, Redwood City

Education, Housing

2020

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