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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.
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.
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.
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.
2023 CZI Community Fund is Open
San Mateo County organizations invited to apply for the 2023 Community Fund
Housing Instability and Educational Outcomes in San Mateo County
Study finds approximately 2,600 students experienced housing instability between 2016 and 2019
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation and CZI Launch Inaugural Art Exhibition in CZI’s Community Space
Seven San Mateo County Community members share wide-ranging works of art aimed at building an inclusive community.
CZI Launches Science Diversity Leadership Program to Support Outstanding Science Faculty
CZI and National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine launch the Science Diversity Leadership Program to recognize the accomplishments of outstanding science faculty.
Watch: Building Tools to Accelerate Science with Medscape’s Dr. Eric Topol
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan discuss CZI’s work in science, including our 10-year vision to measure human biology in action with physician-scientist, author and editor Dr. Eric Topol.
Listen: Discussing the Future of Science Technology with Neuroscientist Edward Boyden
Neuroscientist Edward Boyden, Mark Zuckerberg, and Priscilla Chan discuss the future of biomedical science, including imaging, technology development, and artificial intelligence.