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CZI Community Fund Is Open
Applications can be submitted through 5 p.m. June 12, 2023.
CZI, Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation Launch ‘Environments of Emergence’ Art Exhibit
The work of eleven San Mateo County artists will be featured in CZI’s Community Space for the annual exhibit.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Bay Area Entrepreneurs In New Funding Program
The Inclusive Entrepreneurship program will award grants to six organizations that support small businesses and entrepreneurs across the Bay Area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.