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CZI Community Fund: Driving Local Impact in San Mateo County

CZI’s newest Community Fund grantees are uplifting the local community through resources, enrichment programs and more.

Oct 4, 2023 · 3 min read

Community

Listen: Why We Should All Say Yes To Affordable Housing

CZI grantees talk housing affordability solutions on Andy Slavitt’s "In the Bubble" podcast.

Sep 7, 2023 · 37 min read

Community

CZI Is Building Economic Inclusion Through Grants to Six Bay Area Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Funding will support community-rooted businesses owned and operated by locals.

Jul 13, 2023 · 4 min read

Community

CZI Community Fund Is Open

Applications can be submitted through 5 p.m. June 12, 2023.

May 2, 2023 · 3 min read

Community

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.

Apr 7, 2023 · 11 min read

Community

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.

Feb 13, 2023 · 3 min read

Community

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

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

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

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

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

Community

Communities Vote on State and Local Ballot Measures

This election cycle, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative stood alongside diverse coalitions of advocates, community and business...

Dec 3, 2020 · 2 min read

CZI’s newest Community Fund grantees are uplifting the local community through resources, enrichment programs and more.

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