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Community

CZI Hosts Open House in Redwood City; Staff Help Raise over $150,000 for Local Non-Profits

Nov 29, 2018 - “We believe in supporting organizations from the ground up because we think those on the frontlines, and closest to those we want to serve, often have the best solutions.”  –Priscilla Chan, Co-Founder of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. This week, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative hosted an open house at our new location in Redwood City,...

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Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Provides Matching Donations for Camp Fire Relief

Nov 21, 2018 - Communities in our home state of California have been devastated by recent wildfires.  In an effort to help provide relief to those impacted by the Camp Fire in Northern California, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is providing a 3 to 1 match for donations to the North Valley Community Foundation — up to a total CZI donation of $750,000....

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Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Moves into Redwood City

Nov 16, 2018 - Reposted from the San Mateo Daily Journal The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has officially moved into Redwood City, where its 250 employees are now working out of three temporary offices. The philanthropic company’s new headquarters on Broadway are currently under construction and should be open by January 2020. That building will feature a...

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Science

Top Scientists Honored at 7th Annual Breakthrough Prize Ceremony in Silicon Valley

Nov 5, 2018 - Mountain View, California — Last night, some of the biggest names in science, technology, and entertainment came together in Silicon Valley to honor the 2019 Breakthrough Prize laureates for their top achievements in life sciences, fundamental physics, and mathematics. A combined total of $22 million was awarded at the ceremony, hosted by...

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Education

Expanding Access to School Readiness Programs for Children in the Bay Area

Aug 1, 2018 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is supporting the Tides Foundation’s  Bring Learning Home Initiative so that more students can have access to high-quality learning resources. Bring Learning Home is an innovative new initiative from the Tides Foundation that provides effective digital education resources to young learners, with a focus on...

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Community

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Invites Bay Area Organizations to Apply for New Grant Funding

Jul 31, 2018 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a philanthropy that engineers change at scale in science, education and issues related to justice & opportunity, is inviting local Bay Area organizations to apply for new grant funding through the CZI Community Fund. The CZI Community Fund is open for proposals starting today, July 31, through September 19, 2018....

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