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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

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

Climate

Supercharging Plants and Soils to Remove Carbon from the Atmosphere

CZI supports carbon removal research at the Innovative Genomics Institute

Jun 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

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

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

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

Education

Supporting Diversity and Strong Teacher-Student Connections in Schools

Dr. Priscilla Chan joins the 49th annual conference for the National Association of Black School Educators to share more about CZI’s work and commitment to racial diversity.

Nov 24, 2021 · 2 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

Education

Delivering the Holistic Support Students Need Right Now

In her Council of the Great City Schools keynote, CZI co-founder and co-CEO, Priscilla Chan, discusses the importance of delivering the holistic support students need right now.

Oct 22, 2021 · 2 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

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

COVID-19

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $15 Million COVID-19 Response Portfolio for Vaccine Equity and... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $15 Million COVID-19 Response Portfolio for Vaccine Equity and Community Engageme...

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a commitment of $15 million to help bolster COVID-19 response and...

Jun 24, 2021 · 4 min read

Education

Feeling Seen, Heard and Safe: Supporting Students in the Wake of the Pandemic

If the overlapping traumas of the past year have shown us anything, it’s that student wellbeing is just as important as...

Jun 21, 2021 · 2 min read

Ruby Bolaria Shifrin, CZI’s Head of Housing Affordability, joins Our America to discuss housing affordability.

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