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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

Community

San Mateo County Organizations Address Learning Loss and Social Emotional Impacts of the Pandemic... San Mateo County Organizations Address Learning Loss and Social Emotional Impacts of the Pandemic Through Summe...

Community organizations and institutions are adapting and expanding summer programs for San Mateo County students following...

Jun 21, 2021 · 5 min read

Science

STAT: Use Single-Cell Biology to Shed Light on Pediatric Diseases Currently in the Dark

This piece was published in STAT on May 24, 2021. There are few things harder for a physician to say to a patient than “I...

May 26, 2021 · 7 min read

Housing Affordability

Local Rental Owners Collaborative Launches in South Los Angeles to Preserve Housing and Preve... Local Rental Owners Collaborative Launches in South Los Angeles to Preserve Housing and Prevent Tenant Displacement

Today, the Los Angeles Local Rental Owners Collaborative (LROC) launched in South Los Angeles to support local, independent...

Apr 15, 2021 · 7 min read

Community

COVID-19 Response Roles Provide Dedicated Health and Safety Guidance and Support to Local School... COVID-19 Response Roles Provide Dedicated Health and Safety Guidance and Support to Local School Districts

Three San Mateo County schools districts have established new COVID-19 response positions to manage district COVID-19 health...

Mar 18, 2021 · 3 min read

Science

CZI Announces New Grant Opportunity to Encourage More Representative Research

To cure, prevent, or manage all diseases, scientific research should include people of all ancestries. Today, the Chan...

Mar 9, 2021 · 3 min read

Community

CZI Commits $1 Million to Support Local Restaurants Impacted by COVID-19

As restaurants across the country and Bay Area face unprecedented challenges due to COVID-19,  the Chan Zuckerberg...

Feb 22, 2021 · 2 min read

Community

CZI Joins Other Funders to Support Launch of $100 Million California Black Freedom Fund

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative joined with philanthropic organizations and funders to announce the launch of the California...

Feb 4, 2021 · 3 min read

Community

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary with 2020 Annual Letter

Today, we’re celebrating the five-year anniversary of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) with the release of CZI’s 2020...

Dec 8, 2020 · 2 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits $3 Million in Response to California Wildfires

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $3 million in grants in response to the destructive wildfires impacting...

Nov 16, 2020 · 3 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $4 Million in Grants for Organizations Serving Belle Have... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $4 Million in Grants for Organizations Serving Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North...

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $4 million in grants to Bay Area organizations working to build equity,...

Nov 12, 2020 · 4 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins COVID-19 “Together Toward Health” Initiative to Suppo... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins COVID-19 “Together Toward Health” Initiative to Support Communities in California

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) has joined 12 other major philanthropic foundations to help launch Together Toward...

Oct 22, 2020 · 4 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Additional Grants to Support Bay Area Communities Impacted by... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Additional Grants to Support Bay Area Communities Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $1.3 million in grants to Bay Area programs and...

Sep 3, 2020 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

NABJ-NAHJ to Spotlight Changemakers in Criminal Justice Reform During 2020 W.E.B. Du Bois Plenary

Today, the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced details of the historic W.E.B. Du Bois plenary session,...

Aug 4, 2020 · 6 min read

Community

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...

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced the opening of the 2021 CZI Community Fund, a...

Jul 20, 2020 · 3 min read

Education

Going the Distance: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Teachers with $1.2 Million in Funding fo... Going the Distance: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Teachers with $1.2 Million in Funding for Distance Learning...

To help mark Teacher Appreciation Week, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced a $1.2 million grant to...

May 7, 2020 · 5 min read

Science

New Single-Cell Technologies Help Scientists Understand COVID-19 Disease Progression

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $750,000 in funding to support five distinct projects studying how...

May 6, 2020 · 7 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $14 Million to Support Inflammation Research

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $14 million in funding to support 29 interdisciplinary teams and build...

Apr 29, 2020 · 3 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits $5 Million to Bay Area COVID-19 Relief Efforts

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced it will commit an initial $5 million to support Bay Area COVID-19 emergency...

Mar 27, 2020 · 3 min read

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