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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.
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.
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.
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.
Fast Company: Lessons from the Pandemic Eviction Crisis Can Help Us Remake the Housing System
We can implement policies to prevent evictions, which is vastly more cost-effective than helping people after they have lost their home.
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.
Local Organizations Expand Access to Mental Health and Wellness Services Across San Mateo County i... Local Organizations Expand Access to Mental Health and Wellness Services Across San Mateo County in Response to Pandemic
CZI is committing $400,000 to support seven San Mateo County local mental health organizations as they continue their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Keys to Equity Launches in Oakland to Support Construction of Accessory Dwelling Units
Keys to Equity, a new program in Oakland, streamlines the process for building Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs).
Betting Big on Science and Technology
Editor’s Note: This release has been updated as of 12/17/21. Dr. Priscilla Chan, co-founder and co-CEO of the Chan...
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...
SciDev.Net: Why Sharing Bioimaging Tech is Crucial to Global Health
This piece was published by SciDev.Net on June 15, 2021. Progress in human health comes in many forms. We learn more about...
San Mateo County Organizations Address Learning Loss and Social Emotional Impacts of the Pandemic... San Mateo County Organizations Address Learning Loss and Social Emotional Impacts of the Pandemic Through Summe...
Community organizations and institutions are adapting and expanding summer programs for San Mateo County students following...
STAT: Use Single-Cell Biology to Shed Light on Pediatric Diseases Currently in the Dark
This piece was published in STAT on May 24, 2021. There are few things harder for a physician to say to a patient than “I...
The 74: When Teachers Succeed, Students Do, Too.
This piece was published in The 74 on May 17, 2021. As more schools reopen, educators across the United States are having...
Chan Zuckerberg Biohub and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s COVID-19 Response Effort Chronicled in New... Chan Zuckerberg Biohub and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s COVID-19 Response Effort Chronicled in New Michael Lewis Book
Editor’s Note: This release has been updated to include the recorded Clubhouse conversation. On May 4, 2021, Michael Lewis,...