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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

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits $3 Million in Response to California Wildfires

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $3 million in grants in response to the destructive wildfires impacting...

Nov 16, 2020 · 3 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $4 Million in Grants for Organizations Serving Belle Have... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $4 Million in Grants for Organizations Serving Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North...

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $4 million in grants to Bay Area organizations working to build equity,...

Nov 12, 2020 · 4 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins COVID-19 “Together Toward Health” Initiative to Suppo... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins COVID-19 “Together Toward Health” Initiative to Support Communities in California

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) has joined 12 other major philanthropic foundations to help launch Together Toward...

Oct 22, 2020 · 4 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Funding Opportunity for Organizations Supporting Belle Have... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Funding Opportunity for Organizations Supporting Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North...

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced the opening of the 2021 CZI Community Fund, a...

Jul 20, 2020 · 3 min read

Education

Going the Distance: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Teachers with $1.2 Million in Funding fo... Going the Distance: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Teachers with $1.2 Million in Funding for Distance Learning...

To help mark Teacher Appreciation Week, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced a $1.2 million grant to...

May 7, 2020 · 5 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits $5 Million to Bay Area COVID-19 Relief Efforts

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced it will commit an initial $5 million to support Bay Area COVID-19 emergency...

Mar 27, 2020 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Bay Area Housing Partnership Celebrates First Year Progress

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF — Bay Area elected officials, community, faith, and business leaders, and philanthropic funders...

Feb 4, 2020 · 5 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches the CZI Community Space in Downtown Redwood City

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced the launch of the CZI Community Space. Located...

Jan 23, 2020 · 3 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces 2020 CZI Community Fund Recipients

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced nearly $3.5 million in grants to Bay Area...

Jan 9, 2020 · 3 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Funding Opportunity for Organizations Supporting Belle Have... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Funding Opportunity for Organizations Supporting Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North...

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. (August 13, 2019) — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced the opening of the 2020 CZI...

Aug 13, 2019 · 2 min read

Community

Leaders from 37 Bay Area Community Organizations Recognized at CZI Community Event in Redwood City

February 27, 2019, Redwood City, CA – Yesterday, we celebrated community leaders who are working tirelessly to improve...

Feb 27, 2019 · 2 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Community Fund to Support 37 Local Organizations

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Community Fund, which responds to pressing local needs in San Mateo County, announced...

Jan 29, 2019 · 2 min read

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

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