CZI Community Fund

Launched in 2017, the CZI Community Fund is an annual grantmaking program that pairs grants with capacity building resources to support organizations helping create a more socially, economically, and racially just Bay Area, where people have the opportunity to shape their lives and communities.

2021 Community Fund Grant Partners Directory:

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Able Works

Able Works equips individuals with financial education, life skills, and assets that enable them to live free from oppression and poverty.
Anamatangi Polynesian Voices

Anamatangi Polynesian Voices supports the mental, physical, communal, and spiritual wellbeing of Pacific Islander families and low income families in South San Mateo County.
Belle Haven Community Development Fund

Belle Haven Community Development Fund engages the Belle Haven community in advocating for common goals and to broker resources that foster sustainable community development.
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula

The Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula offers young people a safe place where they can build positive peer and adult relationships.
Building Skills Partnership

Building Skills Partnership enables the personal and professional success of workers and their families by increasing their skills, access to education, and opportunities for career and community advancement.
Casa Circulo Cultural

Casa Circulo Cultural is a non-profit, truly vibrant grass-root, multidisciplinary art organization dedicated to creating cultural programming reflective of the experiences of the Latino communities in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Catholic Charities

As one of the largest, most comprehensive human services agencies in Northern California, reaching more than 32,000 people each year, Catholic Charities plays a pivotal role in keeping our neighborhoods diverse, productive, safe, and healthy through more than 30 programs that address some of the most pressing challenges in our community – immigration, homelessness, generational poverty, inequality, and aging in isolation to name a few. We serve everyone.
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Chicana Latina Foundation

Since 1977, the mission of the Chicana Latina Foundation is "to empower Chicanas Latinas through personal, educational, and professional advancement."
Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse (CORA)

Communities Overcoming Relationship Abuse 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.
Dream Volunteers

Dream Volunteers positions young people across the globe to become changemakers through education, service, travel and cross-cultural connections.
East Palo Alto Academy Foundation

East Palo Alto Academy Foundation works 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.
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation (EPAK)

East Palo Alto Kids Foundation's mission is to promote educational opportunity and academic success for pre-K - 12 public school students in East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park, and lessen the disparities that exist with neighboring school districts.
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Eastside College Preparatory School

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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Ecumenical Hunger Program

Ecumenical Hunger Program 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.
Faith In Action Bay Area

Faith In Action Bay Area develops community leaders who organize to change systems in order to create racial and economic equity in the Bay Area.
Five Keys Schools and Programs

Dedicated to getting people’s lives back on track, Five Keys Schools and Programs serves over 25,000 Californians annually at more than 100 sites, including inside 20 county jails in the San Francisco and Los Angeles areas and 12 counties throughout the state. Five Keys' social justice mission centers around the vital connections that must be made between education, workforce development, behavioral and therapeutic services, community engagement, and transitional housing for people experiencing homelessness.
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Fresh Approach

Fresh Approach is on a mission to improve healthy food access in Bay Area communities.
Fresh Lifelines for Youth

Fresh Lifelines for Youth breaks the cycle of juvenile crime, violence, and incarceration through legal education, leadership training, and one-on-one mentoring.
Generations United

Generations United empowers children and families of North Fair Oaks and Redwood City to reach their full potential through building relationships via Academic Enrichment Centers that equip them to succeed.
Girls To Women

Girls to Women provides broad-spectrum after-school and summer programming for girls and young women.
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.
Healthy Cities Tutoring

Healthy Cities Tutoring provides one-on-one tutoring and mentoring for children to improve their academic performance, engagement in learning and self-esteem.
Heart and Soul - HOPE Program

The HOPE (Helping Our Peers Emerge) Program provides mental health peer mentorship services to reduce psychiatric hospitalization and support people transitioning back into their community.
HIP Housing

Human Investment Project 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.
International Institute of the Bay Area

International Institute of the Bay Area provides high-quality, low-cost immigration legal services to the Bay Area community.

JobTrain is committed to improving the lives of people in our community through assessment, job skills training, and high-potential career placement.
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County

Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County 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, immigration, education, and freedom from violence and abuse.
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Live in Peace

Live In Peace exists to empower youth and young adults to reclaim the vision for their future.
Manzanita Works

Manzanita Works supports the welfare of workers and their families by helping better move, house, value, and educate the workforce of tomorrow to live fruitful, dignified lives.
Multicultural Institute

The Multicultural Institute accompanies immigrants in their transition from poverty and isolation to workforce participation and prosperity.
New Creation Home Ministries

New Creation Home Ministries fosters long-term independence for young mothers through a holistic approach that provides parenting resources, supportive housing, and a loving community.
Nuestra Casa

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.
One East Palo Alto

One East Palo Alto’s 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 wellbeing of East Palo Alto residents and families.
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One Life Counseling Center

One Life Counseling Center counsels, advocates, and nurtures its clients, community, and schools, and serves everyone in need of services, including those who are unable to pay.
Pangea Legal Services

Pangea Legal Services offers legal defense services to immigrants at risk of deportation residing in East Palo Alto, Redwood City, and San Mateo county.
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center

Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center partners with individuals, groups and institutions to empower people, build relationships, and reduce violence through collaborative and innovative processes.
Peninsula Family Service

Peninsula Family Service strengthens our community by providing children, families, and older adults the support and tools to realize their full potential and lead healthy, stable lives.
Raising A Reader

Raising A Reader designs and tests family storybook kits focused on race and equity for pilot distribution through local pediatric clinics and preschool classrooms. These kits will include books and activities to help families discuss ethnicity, racism, and identity with their young children, and resources and tools for pediatricians and teachers, as part of their own trauma-informed care models, to have conversations on racism and identity with the families they serve.
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Ravenswood Family Health Network

Ravenswood Family Health Network 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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Rebuilding Together Peninsula

Rebuilding Together Peninsula repairs homes, revitalizes communities, and rebuilds lives by creating safe homes and communities for everyone.
Project READ - Redwood City

Project READ’s programs are designed to break the cycle of illiteracy by surrounding learners and families with literacy services that promote education and a lifelong love of learning.
Redwood City PAL

Redwood City Police Activities League (PAL) unites police professionals and community leaders in a collaborative effort to provide school-aged children and their families access to education programs, workforce development, fitness, and health services.
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Retraining the Village

Retraining the Village reintroduces, reignites, and redirects individuals who are released from incarceration and at risk of homeless and jobless circumstances.
Rosalie Rendu Center

The Rosalie Rendu Center opens opportunities for adult English language learners to integrate linguistically, socially, economically, and culturally into their communities.
San Francisco 49ers Academy

The San Francisco 49ers Academy serves students in 6th - 12th grade by bringing programs, services and community resources into East Palo Alto public schools. The Academy empowers young people by removing barriers for the most vulnerable students and keeping them in school and on the path to graduation.
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Services, Immigrant Rights & Education Network

Services Immigrant Rights & Education Network 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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St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room

St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room provides hot nutritious meals, take-home groceries, and a safe place for fellowship to men, women, children, and families in our area by waiving eligibility requirements and limits on number of visits.
Stanford Children’s Health – Teen Van

The Mobile Teen Health Van based at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital partners with community organizations across the Peninsula, ensuring that youth age 12-25 can easily access free, high-quality, youth-centered healthcare. The “Teen Van” encourages the strong voices of and actively supports young people facing homelessness, immigration issues, education challenges, mental health concerns, food insecurity, COVID-testing needs, and more.
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St. Francis Center

St. Francis Center 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.
StreetCode Academy

StreetCode Academy equips a generation of under-represented leaders with the skills to hack, hustle, and design the future.
North Fair Oaks Community Alliance

The North Fair Oaks Community Alliance is a grassroots, nonprofit organization that works to increase community representation and participation in North Fair Oaks to empower residents and to promote community activities that build unity and support understanding of social, cultural, economic, environmental, and health issues to attain equity.
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Peninsula College Fund

The Peninsula College Fund's mission is to empower low-income, first generation college students to graduate and obtain a job that aligns with their career goals.
United through Education - Familias Unidas

United Through Education - Familias Unidas builds better communities through family-based 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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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.
Youth Community Service

Youth Community Service's mission is to bridge the gap in our communities through youth service.
Youth United for Community Action

Youth United for Community Action is a grassroots community organization created, led, and run by young people of color that provides a safe space for young people to empower themselves and work on environmental and social justice issues to establish positive, systemic change.
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