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Join the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative at 2023 ASU+GSV Summit
CZI partners and leaders join panels highlighting the importance of educator and student well-being, leading impact investing, and imagining the classrooms of the future.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Bay Area Entrepreneurs In New Funding Program
The Inclusive Entrepreneurship program will award grants to six organizations that support small businesses and entrepreneurs across the Bay Area.
Community Fund: A Case Study on Participatory Grantmaking
The Community Fund team reflects on implementing participatory grantmaking into their review process and how it strengthened their ties to the community.
Kingmakers of Oakland Receives $4.8 million from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Transform Learning... Kingmakers of Oakland Receives $4.8 million from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Transform Learning Environments
Kingmakers of Oakland is on a mission to improve the lives of Black boys and build a stronger education system for all students.
Sound Agriculture Raises $75 Million Series D to Advance Climate-Smart Agriculture and Sustainable... Sound Agriculture Raises $75 Million Series D to Advance Climate-Smart Agriculture and Sustainable Food Production
CZI backs Sound Agriculture, a company developing solutions for sustainable, climate-smart food production.
Tribal Nations Launch Collaboration to Address Climate Crisis
New program aims to support Tribal leadership on carbon pollution cleanup.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces 2022 Racial Equity Grants
CZI announces a series of new grants to support organizations working to advance a world that is more just, equitable, and inclusive.
CZI Ventures: 2022 in Review
CZI Ventures portfolio expanded to new areas of impact; companies across the portfolio earned recognition for their efficacy, innovation and leadership.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Funding for 64 Local Organizations Supporting San Mateo County... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Funding for 64 Local Organizations Supporting San Mateo County Communities
Community leaders are breaking down barriers to help create a more socially, economically, and racially just San Mateo County. The Community Fund was created to support this work.
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation and CZI Launch ‘Expressions of Joy’ Art Exhibit
Community members and local artists celebrate arts and culture at the launch of the second in a series of art exhibits at CZI Community Space.
Tragedy or Turning Point? The Pandemic’s Effect on Black and Brown Youth
Panelists reflect on the pandemic’s impact over the past two years and share strategies for helping to prioritize student wellbeing and accelerate academic success.
Science, Tech, and AI Leaders Convene to Launch Kempner Institute
CZI and Harvard leadership celebrate new research institute to study natural and artificial intelligence.
UK Biobank to Create World’s Largest Imaging Dataset To Understand Disease
The collection of whole-body repeat imaging scans will help researchers understand the determinants and progression of disease in mid-to-later life.
CZI Announces Partnership With Four Historically Black Medical Colleges
CZI announced a partnership with the nation’s four Historically Black Medical Colleges to advance genomics research.
Reinventing Education to Help Children Thrive
Sandra Liu Huang, CZI Head of Education, and Michael B. Horn discuss challenges facing students today and the support children need to thrive.
Twelve to Deploy World’s First Industrial-Scale Carbon Transformation Platform
Twelve raised $130 million in Series B funding to accelerate its industrial-scale carbon transformation technology for creating products with a lower carbon footprint.
Super-Powering Student Motivation and Engagement
Panelists at the NCSC 2022 share research underscoring the value of positive teacher-student connections, and share tips for student motivation and engagement.
Supercharging Plants and Soils to Remove Carbon from the Atmosphere
CZI supports carbon removal research at the Innovative Genomics Institute