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Community

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.

Jan 26, 2023 · 3 min read

Education

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.

Dec 12, 2022 · 3 min read

Community

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.

Nov 17, 2022 · 3 min read

Education

What’s the Secret To Raising the Academic Bar for More Students? One National Nonprofit Is Making... What’s the Secret To Raising the Academic Bar for More Students? One National Nonprofit Is Making Progress

Equal Opportunity Schools expands partnerships with schools that are improving academic outcomes by focusing on student aspirations, strengths, and barriers.

Nov 16, 2022 · 3 min read

Education

Along Earns Special Mention on 2022 TIME Best Inventions List

Along teacher-student connection builder offered by Gradient Learning recognized by TIME magazine for providing educators with an easy way to check in with students.

Nov 14, 2022 · 4 min read

Science

CZI Funds New Cohort of Researchers Investigating and Detecting Novel and Emerging Pathogens

Increasing metagenomics capacity helps researchers detect and track pathogens around the world.

Oct 24, 2022 · 5 min read

Community

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.

Oct 14, 2022 · 6 min read

Education

NBC Showcases the Importance of Classroom Connections

Schools and enrichment programs across the country are pioneering innovative approaches that center student well-being in support of academic achievement and success.

Oct 4, 2022 · 4 min read

Education

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.

Oct 3, 2022 · 2 min read

Science

Science, Tech, and AI Leaders Convene to Launch Kempner Institute

CZI and Harvard leadership celebrate new research institute to study natural and artificial intelligence.

Sep 23, 2022 · 6 min read

Science

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.

Sep 21, 2022 · 7 min read

Science

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.

Sep 19, 2022 · 7 min read

Education

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.

Aug 25, 2022 · 3 min read

Science

CZI Announces Imaging Institute Founding Scientists

CZI announced that David Agard, Bridget Carragher, and Clint Potter will shape the new Institute’s strategic direction.

Jul 26, 2022 · 5 min read

Education

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.

Jun 28, 2022 · 3 min read

Science

Stephen Quake Named New Head of Science at CZI

CZI announced that acclaimed scientist Stephen Quake will be CZI’s new Head of Science.

Jun 23, 2022 · 5 min read

Community

2023 CZI Community Fund is Open

San Mateo County organizations invited to apply for the 2023 Community Fund

Jun 7, 2022 · 3 min read

Community

Housing Instability and Educational Outcomes in San Mateo County

Study finds approximately 2,600 students experienced housing instability between 2016 and 2019

May 9, 2022 · 3 min read

Education

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits New Funding to Support Teacher Communities and Boos... The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits New Funding to Support Teacher Communities and Boost Well-Being

As we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, CZI is announcing new grants aimed at combating teacher burnout by supporting their well-being.

May 5, 2022 · 4 min read

The Community Fund team reflects on implementing participatory grantmaking into their review process and how it strengthened their ties to the community.

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