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Justice & Opportunity

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Backs Community Land Trust Model

Oct 25, 2019 - Redwood City, CALIF. (October 25, 2019) — As part of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s Housing Affordability Program, it announced support for Community Land Trust efforts that create new funding mechanisms for community-driven housing solutions. Recipients include the Oakland Community Land Trust (OakCLT), the California Community Land...

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Housing

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces New Funding to Protect, Preserve, and Produce Housing i... The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces New Funding to Protect, Preserve, and Produce Housing in California

Oct 2, 2019 - REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced a wave of new funding — including grants and investments — to organizations on the frontlines of the housing movement in California. Across the state, these groups are working toward the protection, preservation, and production of housing, so that people of all...

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Justice & Opportunity

Strengthening Coalitions in California

Aug 26, 2019 - Time and time again, we see that the most successful campaigns and social change initiatives–in the U.S. and around the world– are ones with directly impacted people and communities at the center. This is why CZI seeks to support community-driven initiatives that use grassroots organizing to make bold changes across housing, criminal...

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Justice & Opportunity

UC Berkeley Terner Center Launches First-of-its-Kind Housing Lab

May 23, 2019 - BERKELEY, CA — Today, the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at the University of California, Berkeley — in partnership with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) — announced the launch of Housing Lab, a new accelerator program that aims to nurture bold new approaches to the nation’s housing challenge. This program will provide...

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Justice & Opportunity

Partnership for the Bay’s Future Launches Challenge Grants Program

May 20, 2019 - SAN FRANCISCO — The Partnership for the Bay’s Future has announced the launch of its inaugural Challenge Grants for Protection and Preservation (“Challenge Grants”). This program, managed by the San Francisco Foundation with total funding of nearly $4 million, is a competitive process between Bay Area towns, cities and counties interested...

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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...

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