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CZI Community Fund Is Open
Applications can be submitted through 5 p.m. June 12, 2023.
CZI, Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation Launch ‘Environments of Emergence’ Art Exhibit
The work of eleven San Mateo County artists will be featured in CZI’s Community Space for the annual exhibit.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Bay Area Entrepreneurs In New Funding Program
The Inclusive Entrepreneurship program will award grants to six organizations that support small businesses and entrepreneurs across the Bay Area.
Community Fund: A Case Study on Participatory Grantmaking
The Community Fund team reflects on implementing participatory grantmaking into their review process and how it strengthened their ties to the community.
Sound Agriculture Raises $75 Million Series D to Advance Climate-Smart Agriculture and Sustainable... Sound Agriculture Raises $75 Million Series D to Advance Climate-Smart Agriculture and Sustainable Food Production
CZI backs Sound Agriculture, a company developing solutions for sustainable, climate-smart food production.
Tribal Nations Launch Collaboration to Address Climate Crisis
New program aims to support Tribal leadership on carbon pollution cleanup.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces 2022 Racial Equity Grants
CZI announces a series of new grants to support organizations working to advance a world that is more just, equitable, and inclusive.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Funding for 64 Local Organizations Supporting San Mateo County... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Funding for 64 Local Organizations Supporting San Mateo County Communities
Community leaders are breaking down barriers to help create a more socially, economically, and racially just San Mateo County. The Community Fund was created to support this work.
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation and CZI Launch ‘Expressions of Joy’ Art Exhibit
Community members and local artists celebrate arts and culture at the launch of the second in a series of art exhibits at CZI Community Space.
Tragedy or Turning Point? The Pandemic’s Effect on Black and Brown Youth
Panelists reflect on the pandemic’s impact over the past two years and share strategies for helping to prioritize student wellbeing and accelerate academic success.
CZI Announces Partnership With Four Historically Black Medical Colleges
CZI announced a partnership with the nation’s four Historically Black Medical Colleges to advance genomics research.
Listen: How Access to Safe, Affordable Housing Improves Outcomes for Everyone
Ruby Bolaria Shifrin, CZI’s Head of Housing Affordability, joins Our America to discuss housing affordability.
Twelve to Deploy World’s First Industrial-Scale Carbon Transformation Platform
Twelve raised $130 million in Series B funding to accelerate its industrial-scale carbon transformation technology for creating products with a lower carbon footprint.
Supercharging Plants and Soils to Remove Carbon from the Atmosphere
CZI supports carbon removal research at the Innovative Genomics Institute
2023 CZI Community Fund is Open
San Mateo County organizations invited to apply for the 2023 Community Fund
Housing Instability and Educational Outcomes in San Mateo County
Study finds approximately 2,600 students experienced housing instability between 2016 and 2019
Join An Affordable Housing Month Panel With Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County and CZI... Join An Affordable Housing Month Panel With Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County and CZI Partners
CZI partners participate in a conversation about innovative housing solutions.
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation and CZI Launch Inaugural Art Exhibition in CZI’s Community Space
Seven San Mateo County Community members share wide-ranging works of art aimed at building an inclusive community.