CZI | Movement & Capacity Building Opportunities

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is committed to helping you scale change faster. We do this through grants, technology and capacity building. With weekly trainings and expert advising we support the CZI community to grow key capacities to unlock greater impact over the long-term.

Our trainings span a wide range of capacity building topics. Each live session is 90-minutes and includes time for Q+A.

Below you can sign-up for upcoming trainings. You can also opt-in to receive monthly invitations about these sessions here.

Past sessions are currently available via our Wistia page. We upload past session recordings within two weeks after they have taken place.

If you would like to attend a CZI community session and need ASL or Spanish interpretation, please let us know at least 7 days prior at

*The trainers leading these CZI-sponsored sessions are external vendors. The views and advice they will present are based on their deep experience in their respective fields or sectors and do not necessarily represent the views or advice of CZI. Please note that CZI may record their session(s) through Zoom. This means that any visual (if you choose to put your camera on) and audio will be recorded. By registering for this session(s), you consent to being recorded. If you do not wish for your visual and/or audio to be recorded, you can switch off your camera, and/or remain muted throughout the entire session or decide not to register. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact

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Current Sessions

You can re-watch any of our past training sessions on our Wistia page.

Organizational Budgeting

Hosted by imi rashid

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An Introduction to Nonprofit Budgeting

Learning Outcomes:

  • Best practices in creating a solid budget for your organization
  • Gain basic skills for managing your budget
  • Learn how to forecast for changes throughout the year

Participatory Budgeting for Nonprofits

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand why participatory budgeting is important
  • Learn how to adopt participatory budgeting for your organization
  • Gain tools to facilitate a smooth process


Hosted by Carla Aronsohn and Firas Nasr, Cultivate Strategies

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Building and Refining Your Tech Stack

*A tech stack is the series of web tools that your organization uses to build and maintain a successful digital presence.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn all about what a tech stack is and the qualities of a healthy tech stack
  • Understand the process of building a tech stack that works for you and your organization 
  • Learn how to assess your current tech stack to identify areas of growth and refinement

Digital Content and Audience Engagement

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn how to tell and uplift stories online that advance your cause
  • Learn to create social media toolkits to promote a campaign
  • Get tips for demystifying video content

Organizational and Interpersonal Conflict

Hosted by Dara Silverman

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Rupture and Repair: Conflict as a Generative Force

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Identify signs of conflict when you or your staff have been a part of it
  • Gain skills  to  support staff as they reflect on their role in conflict
  • Learn how to create trusting and truthful relationships at work

Rupture and Repair: Re-building Relationships and Trust After Conflict

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn how to support staff through a conflict
  • Gain tools to build a participatory and respectful repair process
  • Understand how to recognize power & race dynamics and center equity in the repair process