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CZI’s Day of Service Highlights Bay Area Partners Addressing Pressing Local Challenges

Jan 21, 2019 - In order to work toward a future for everyone where people have the power to shape their communities, it’s vital to invest right here at home in the San Francisco Bay Area. One way CZI aims to do just that is through our annual Day of Service, an event that builds upon our local community engagement, grantmaking and volunteering throughout the...

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CZI Hosts Open House in Redwood City; Staff Help Raise over $150,000 for Local Non-Profits

Nov 29, 2018 - “We believe in supporting organizations from the ground up because we think those on the frontlines, and closest to those we want to serve, often have the best solutions.”  –Priscilla Chan, Co-Founder of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. This week, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative hosted an open house at our new location in Redwood City,...

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Provides Matching Donations for Camp Fire Relief

Nov 21, 2018 - Communities in our home state of California have been devastated by recent wildfires.  In an effort to help provide relief to those impacted by the Camp Fire in Northern California, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is providing a 3 to 1 match for donations to the North Valley Community Foundation — up to a total CZI donation of $750,000....

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Moves into Redwood City

Nov 16, 2018 - Reposted from the San Mateo Daily Journal The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has officially moved into Redwood City, where its 250 employees are now working out of three temporary offices. The philanthropic company’s new headquarters on Broadway are currently under construction and should be open by January 2020. That building will feature a...

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The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Invites Bay Area Organizations to Apply for New Grant Funding

Jul 31, 2018 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a philanthropy that engineers change at scale in science, education and issues related to justice & opportunity, is inviting local Bay Area organizations to apply for new grant funding through the CZI Community Fund. The CZI Community Fund is open for proposals starting today, July 31, through September 19, 2018....

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Supporting Palo Alto’s Project WeHOPE, Getting People Back on the Road to Self-Sufficiency

Apr 5, 2018 - Through our Bay Area Community Fund, we stand behind organizations like Project WeHope, and the leaders who make them work. Our vision for making the Bay Area a more inclusive, equitable place starts with local leaders who share that vision, serving their communities. “‘WeHOPE’ stands for ‘we help other people excel.’ I’ve lived in or...

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