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.

Recorded sessions from 2022 are currently available via our Wistia page. We upload past session recordings within two weeks after they have taken place.

If you have any questions, needs, or input, please feel free to reach out 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.

Language Justice | La Justicia Lingüística

Hosted by Noemí González-Rocha

A person with long, dark hair, wearing a white and black outfit and delicate jewelry, smiles at the camera. In the background: A green forest.

Interpretation and Translation in Multilingual Spaces
Interpretación y traducción en espacios multilingües 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the role of the interpreter & the mechanics of interpreting
  • Budgeting for interpretation and translation
  • Interpretation and translation online and in-person 


Objetivos de aprendizaje:

  • Comprender el papel del intérprete y la mecánica de la interpretación
  • Presupuestos para interpretación y traducción
  • Interpretación y traducción en línea y en persona

In order to give you greater insight into the experience of receiving interpretation services, please note that the first session in this series will be led in Spanish with simultaneous English interpretation, and the second session will be led in English with simultaneous Spanish interpretation. Both sessions will have English and Spanish slide-decks that will be sent out to registered participants ahead of time. Additionally, both sessions will have American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation. We ask that you ensure to join this session on a computer if possible for ease of interpretation and simultaneous slide presentation.

Con el fin de que conozcas mejor la experiencia de recibir servicios de interpretación, ten en cuenta que la primera sesión de esta serie se impartirá en español con interpretación simultánea al inglés, y la segunda sesión se impartirá en inglés con interpretación simultánea al español. Ambas sesiones tendrán diapositivas en inglés y español y estas se enviarán con antelación a los participantes inscritos. Además, ambas sesiones contarán con interpretación de lenguaje de señas americano (ASL). Te pedimos que te asegures de unirte a esta sesión en computadora, si es posible, para mejor acceso a la interpretación y a la presentación simultánea de diapositivas.

People Management and Policies

Hosted by Laila Makled

A photo of Laila Makled, slightly smiling, with their right hand on their chest standing in front of a house and tree. Laila is wearing a blue polo shirt with white butterflies on it and a silver chain pinned to either side of the collar.

Equity-Oriented Compensation

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Gain clarity on the most common compensation model and its impacts
  • Learn alternative models for compensation and non-hierarchical organizational charts
  • Explore cutting-edge benefits packages and build benefits packages for your organization

Giving, Receiving, and Implementing Feedback

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Explore procedural clarity and transparency around performance evaluations
  • Evaluate the role of power and its impact on giving and receiving authentic feedback
  • Learn structural and somatic tools for giving and receiving feedback

*This session will be simultaneously interpreted in Spanish


Hosted by Gabrielle Cole

Gabrielle Cole, MNM, She/Her, Cis Black woman, Dark skinned, and loc'd hair

Grant Management 101

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand how to assess your organizational readiness before applying for a grant
  • Gain foundational knowledge of different grant funding opportunities
  • Learn nuanced grant language for application preparedness and common documentation needed for grant applications