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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 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

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

Justice & Opportunity

Bay Area Housing Partnership Celebrates First Year Progress

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF — Bay Area elected officials, community, faith, and business leaders, and philanthropic funders...

Feb 4, 2020 · 5 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches the CZI Community Space in Downtown Redwood City

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced the launch of the CZI Community Space. Located...

Jan 23, 2020 · 3 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces 2020 CZI Community Fund Recipients

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced nearly $3.5 million in grants to Bay Area...

Jan 9, 2020 · 3 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. (August 13, 2019) — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced the opening of the 2020 CZI...

Aug 13, 2019 · 2 min read

Community

Leaders from 37 Bay Area Community Organizations Recognized at CZI Community Event in Redwood City

February 27, 2019, Redwood City, CA – Yesterday, we celebrated community leaders who are working tirelessly to improve...

Feb 27, 2019 · 2 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Community Fund to Support 37 Local Organizations

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Community Fund, which responds to pressing local needs in San Mateo County, announced...

Jan 29, 2019 · 2 min read

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

SAN FRANCISCO — Today, Bay Area community and faith leaders, housing advocates, business leaders, and philanthropists...

Jan 24, 2019 · 5 min read

Community

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

In order to work toward a future for everyone where people have the power to shape their communities, it’s vital to invest...

Jan 21, 2019 · 3 min read

Community

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

“We believe in supporting organizations from the ground up because we think those on the frontlines, and closest to those...

Nov 29, 2018 · 2 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Moves into Redwood City

Reposted from the San Mateo Daily Journal The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has officially moved into Redwood City, where its...

Nov 16, 2018 · 3 min read

Education

Expanding Access to School Readiness Programs for Children in the Bay Area

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is supporting the Tides Foundation’s  Bring Learning Home Initiative so that more students...

Aug 1, 2018 · 3 min read

Community

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

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a philanthropy that engineers change at scale in science, education and issues related to...

Jul 31, 2018 · 3 min read

Community

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

Through our Bay Area Community Fund, we stand behind organizations like Project WeHope, and the leaders who make them work....

Apr 5, 2018 · 2 min read

Education

Supporting Reach Every Reader to Better Understand How Children Learn to Read

Priscilla Chan:  Too many students in elementary school are reading below their grade level, a huge educational disadvantage...

Mar 6, 2018 · 2 min read

Bay Area

41 Organizations Making the Bay Area More Equitable & Inclusive

Priscilla Chan:  Mark and I are proud to support 41 organizations dedicated to making the Bay Area a more equitable,...

Feb 28, 2018 · 1 min read

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