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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.

Jan 26, 2023 · 3 min read

Ventures

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.

Dec 7, 2022 · 5 min read

Climate

Tribal Nations Launch Collaboration to Address Climate Crisis

New program aims to support Tribal leadership on carbon pollution cleanup.

Dec 1, 2022 · 5 min read

Community

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.

Nov 17, 2022 · 3 min read

Community

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.

Oct 14, 2022 · 6 min read

Ventures

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.

Jun 29, 2022 · 5 min read

Climate

Supercharging Plants and Soils to Remove Carbon from the Atmosphere

CZI supports carbon removal research at the Innovative Genomics Institute

Jun 14, 2022 · 6 min read

Community

2023 CZI Community Fund is Open

San Mateo County organizations invited to apply for the 2023 Community Fund

Jun 7, 2022 · 3 min read

Community

Housing Instability and Educational Outcomes in San Mateo County

Study finds approximately 2,600 students experienced housing instability between 2016 and 2019

May 9, 2022 · 3 min read

Community

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.

Apr 19, 2022 · 5 min read

Climate

CZI Invests in Promising Climate Change Solutions

CZI supports organizations that are advancing promising climate change solutions, including carbon dioxide removal.

Feb 10, 2022 · 7 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $7 Million in Grants to Organizations Supporting San Mateo... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $7 Million in Grants to Organizations Supporting San Mateo County Communities

CZI will commit $7 million in grants to 75 organizations working in San Mateo County through the fifth annual Community Fund.

Dec 2, 2021 · 4 min read

Climate

CZI Awards $10M to Breakthrough Energy Fellows and $23M to Advance Carbon Dioxide Removal

CZI announced funding for the Breakthrough Energy Fellows — entrepreneurs and researchers who will work to develop and scale the most promising decarbonization technologies.

Oct 15, 2021 · 5 min read

Ventures

CarbonBuilt Closes $10 Million Series A Financing

CarbonBuilt has raised $10 million in Series A funding to expand its team, further enhance its ReversaTM technology, and develop its first commercial projects.

Oct 6, 2021 · 3 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Funding Opportunity for San Mateo County Organizations

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced the opening of the 2022 CZI Community Fund, an annual funding...

Jul 22, 2021 · 3 min read

Community

COVID-19 Response Roles Provide Dedicated Health and Safety Guidance and Support to Local School... COVID-19 Response Roles Provide Dedicated Health and Safety Guidance and Support to Local School Districts

Three San Mateo County schools districts have established new COVID-19 response positions to manage district COVID-19 health...

Mar 18, 2021 · 3 min read

Community

CZI Commits $1 Million to Support Local Restaurants Impacted by COVID-19

As restaurants across the country and Bay Area face unprecedented challenges due to COVID-19,  the Chan Zuckerberg...

Feb 22, 2021 · 2 min read

Community

CZI Joins Other Funders to Support Launch of $100 Million California Black Freedom Fund

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative joined with philanthropic organizations and funders to announce the launch of the California...

Feb 4, 2021 · 3 min read

Grants

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $450 Million to Accelerate Criminal Justice & Immigratio... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $450 Million to Accelerate Criminal Justice & Immigration Reform

Editor’s Note: This release has been updated to include the new organization name for our criminal justice reform strategic...

Jan 27, 2021 · 7 min read

The Community Fund team reflects on implementing participatory grantmaking into their review process and how it strengthened their ties to the community.

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