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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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