Racial Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Grants

CZI’s 2022 Racial Equity Grant program supports organizations working to advance a world that is more just, equitable and inclusive. Grant partners are committed to creating conditions for organizations, institutions, communities and individuals at the front lines of the fight for racial equity to succeed — advancing critical research, shifting cultural narratives and building a pipeline of leaders of color. Read about some of our grant partners below.

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African American Community Service Agency

The African American Community Service Agency seeks to preserve the dignity and culture of a diverse African American Community in Santa Clara County.

Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA)

ALPFA connects Latino leaders for impact and offers professional development and career-building opportunities.

Black Women in Science and Engineering

Black Women in Science and Engineering is focused on bridging the leadership gap for underrepresented women in STEM, through networking, mentorship and career development.

Children Now

Children Now’s whole child, anti-racist, connector advocacy model breaks down systemic barriers in education, health, and economic security to build power for all California kids, from birth to age 26.

Common Future

Common Future powers community-led solutions that advance racial justice and economic equity.

Ella Baker Center for Human Rights

The Ella Baker Center organizes to shift resources away from prisons and punishment and mobilizes Black, Brown, and low-income people to build power and prosperity in our communities.

Haymarket People’s Fund

Funds grassroots organizations across the New England region that work for systems change possible through anti-racist community organizing and movement building.

Invisible People

Invisible People works to fight homelessness by giving it a face while educating about the systemic issues that contribute to its existence through storytelling, education, news and activism.

La Plazita Institute

La Plazita Institute engages with youth, elders and communities to draw from their own roots and histories to express core traditional values of respect, honor, love, and family.

Martin Luther King Senior Community Resources Collaborative

The Martin Luther King Sr. Community Resources Collaborative centralizes organizational resources and believes communities gain strength through the achievement of self-reliance.

NABA (National Association of Black Accountants)

NABA engages, empowers, and educates Black Business Leaders and institutions by providing a platform to enhance skills and elevate voices.

National Minority Health Association

The NMHA seeks health equity and closure of the healthcare disparity gap in minority and underserved communities through Operation Healthy You™, Equityville™, THE.art Alliance, the Health Equity Action Leader™ network, and other programs.

Native Americans in Philanthropy

The mission of Native Americans in Philanthropy is to promote equitable and effective philanthropy in Native communities.

NBMBAA (National Black MBA Association)

NBMBAA creates educational, wealth building, and growth opportunities for those historically underrepresented throughout their careers as students, entrepreneurs and professionals.

One Generation

One Generation works with Indigenous families, students, educators, communities and organizations to create and grow community-led innovations through our strengths to address inequities in Native American communities.

Racial Equity in Philanthropy Fund (REP) at Borealis Philanthropy

REP invests in philanthropy-serving organizations that inform, educate, and equip funders to advance racial equity in philanthropy.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change

The King Center empowers people to create a just, humane, equitable and peaceful world by applying Dr. King’s nonviolent philosophy and methodology.

The Redress Movement

The Redress Movement organizes racially and ethnically diverse local movements to help community residents build and wield collective power to redress residential segregation.

USC Dornsife Equity Research Institute

The Equity Research Institute (ERI) uses data and analysis to contribute to a more powerful, well-resourced, intersectional, and intersectoral movement for racial, economic, and environmental justice.


VietRISE advances social justice and builds power with working class Vietnamese and immigrant communities in Orange County, CA.

Vision y Compromiso

Visión y Compromiso is committed to community health and well-being by supporting promotoras, community health workers and other grassroots community leaders.

We Are All Human Foundation

The We Are All Human Foundation is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit devoted to advancing diversity, inclusion, and equity for all, with a particular emphasis on accelerating the progress of Hispanics in the United States.