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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
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Community Fund to Support 37 Local Organizations
Jan 29, 2019 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Community Fund, which responds to pressing local needs in San Mateo County, announced support for 37 organizations working in Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, and Redwood City. These organizations represent a rich array of community-led efforts to help improve the everyday lives of residents,...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
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...Read more
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,...Read more