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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

Ventures

CZI Ventures: 2022 in Review

CZI Ventures portfolio expanded to new areas of impact; companies across the portfolio earned recognition for their efficacy, innovation and leadership.

Nov 21, 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

Ventures

Beep Saúde Secures New Funding to Expand Access to High-Quality Healthcare in Brazil

CZI backs Beep Saúde’s innovative approach to delivering in-home vaccinations, diagnostic tests, and preventative care services.

Nov 15, 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

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

Ventures

Apollo Agriculture Raises $40 Million to Expand Platform to Help Small-Scale Farmers Improve Thei... Apollo Agriculture Raises $40 Million to Expand Platform to Help Small-Scale Farmers Improve Their Yields

CZI partners with Apollo Agriculture to support food security, economic development, and sustainable agriculture in Africa.

Mar 22, 2022 · 3 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

Ventures

Handshake Expands to Help Young People Build Relationships with Employers and Launch Careers

CZI continues to support Handshake’s growth with participation in its latest funding round.

Jan 19, 2022 · 4 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

Ventures

2021 CZI Ventures: Investing in Progress

Our portfolio continues to evolve, but we remain committed to supporting companies that use technology to build an inclusive, just, and healthy future for everyone.

Dec 3, 2021 · 6 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

Ventures

Lovevery Launches Mobile App With Resources for Parents and Caregivers

CZI participates in a $100M Series C financing round to support Lovevery’s continued growth as a provider of resources tailored to a child’s developmental stage.

Oct 28, 2021 · 4 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

Ventures

Andela Secures $200 Million Series E Financing to Grow Global Engineering Marketplace

CZI joins latest funding round in support of Andela’s growing network of engineers.

Sep 29, 2021 · 3 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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