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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

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.

Nov 30, 2022 · 7 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

Education

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.

Oct 3, 2022 · 2 min read

Science

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.

Sep 19, 2022 · 7 min read

Community

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.

Jul 8, 2022 · 36 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

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.

May 3, 2022 · 2 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

Science

CZI Launches Science Diversity Leadership Program to Support Outstanding Science Faculty

CZI and National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine launch the Science Diversity Leadership Program to recognize the accomplishments of outstanding science faculty.

Jan 26, 2022 · 5 min read

Housing Affordability

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.

Dec 16, 2021 · 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

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.

Nov 10, 2021 · 4 min read

Community

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).

Oct 17, 2021 · 8 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

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...

Jun 21, 2021 · 5 min read

Science

New Sharon Begley-STAT Science Reporting Fellowship Aims to Increase Racial and Ethnic Diversity... New Sharon Begley-STAT Science Reporting Fellowship Aims to Increase Racial and Ethnic Diversity Among Next Generatio...

STAT, the nation’s leading health, science, and medicine publication, and the Knight Science Journalism Program at the...

Jun 1, 2021 · 6 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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