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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Funding Opportunity for Organizations Supporting Belle Have... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Funding Opportunity for Organizations Supporting Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North...
Aug 13, 2019 - REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. (August 13, 2019) — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced the opening of the 2020 CZI Community Fund, a funding opportunity for Bay Area organizations* addressing the most critical needs in their communities. Organizations and groups supporting the communities of Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks,...Read more
Leaders from 37 Bay Area Community Organizations Recognized at CZI Community Event in Redwood City
Feb 27, 2019 - February 27, 2019, Redwood City, CA – Yesterday, we celebrated community leaders who are working tirelessly to improve the everyday lives of Bay Area residents at an event in Redwood City. These leaders represent 37 local organizations that were selected as 2019 CZI Community Fund Grantees, for the critical work they are doing in East Palo...Read more
Justice & Opportunity
Bay Area Philanthropy, Business, and Community Advocates Unite to Launch Landmark Regional Housing... Bay Area Philanthropy, Business, and Community Advocates Unite to Launch Landmark Regional Housing Partnership
Jan 24, 2019 - SAN FRANCISCO — Today, Bay Area community and faith leaders, housing advocates, business leaders, and philanthropists launched a regional public-private housing partnership that will build one of the country’s largest investment funds to address the regional affordable housing crisis. The Partnership for the Bay’s Future aims to advance the...Read more
Expanding Access to School Readiness Programs for Children in the Bay Area
Aug 1, 2018 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is supporting the Tides Foundation’s Bring Learning Home Initiative so that more students can have access to high-quality learning resources. Bring Learning Home is an innovative new initiative from the Tides Foundation that provides effective digital education resources to young learners, with a focus on...Read more
Supporting Reach Every Reader to Better Understand How Children Learn to Read
Mar 6, 2018 - Priscilla Chan: Too many students in elementary school are reading below their grade level, a huge educational disadvantage that can potentially set them back for the rest of their lives. That’s why we’re announcing support for Reach Every Reader, a new initiative aimed at gaining a better understanding of how children learn to read so we can...Read more
Resolve to Save Lives, A New Global Health Initiative
Sep 12, 2017 - Priscilla Chan: The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is proud to support Resolve to Save Lives, a new global health initiative led by former CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden, to combat global epidemics and save millions of lives from cardiovascular disease. As a pediatrician, I’ve seen serious health threats avoided because the right infrastructures...Read more