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Community

Lessons for the Narrative Curious: CZI’s Emergent Approach to Narrative Investments

Reflections, learnings, and questions about CZI’s narrative investments to build public support for housing reform in California.

Nov 13, 2023 · 2 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

Ventures

In First Deployment, Ebb Carbon Uses Seawater To Capture and Store Carbon Dioxide

Ebb works with national labs, federal research agencies, and academia to further scientific understanding and demonstrate responsible deployment of marine carbon dioxide removal.

Aug 21, 2023 · 6 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

Climate

Tribal Nations Launch Collaboration to Address Climate Crisis

New program aims to support Tribal leadership on carbon pollution cleanup.

Dec 1, 2022 · 5 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Reflections, learnings, and questions about CZI’s narrative investments to build public support for housing reform in California.

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