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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits $6.3 Million to Advance Equity in K-12 Schools

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $6.3 million in grants to four organizations...

Nov 20, 2020 · 4 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Launch of Black Voices for Black Justice Fund

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative today joined The Moriah Fund, Galaxy Gives, City Bridge Foundation, Bridge Alliance Education...

Sep 29, 2020 · 3 min read

Education

CZI Grants Will Help Educators Address Persistent Disparities as Schools Move Online

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced the award of $950,000 in funding to nine organizations developing...

Aug 11, 2020 · 5 min read

Education

CZI Awards Grants to Support a Back-to-School Focus on Student Well-Being

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced grants to five organizations that will partner with students, teachers,...

Jul 29, 2020 · 5 min read

Science

Inside Philanthropy: Why Chan Zuckerberg is Devoting Millions to Open Source Software for Scientists

This piece was published in Inside Philanthropy on June 24, 2020. To an important degree, scientific research advances as a...

Jul 2, 2020 · 5 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Expands Commitment to Educators and Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced today that it will commit $300,000 to Common Sense Media in support of the...

May 18, 2020 · 5 min read

Education

Going the Distance: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Teachers with $1.2 Million in Funding fo... Going the Distance: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Teachers with $1.2 Million in Funding for Distance Learning...

To help mark Teacher Appreciation Week, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced a $1.2 million grant to...

May 7, 2020 · 5 min read

Justice & Opportunity

STAT: Striking Down DACA Would Eliminate Thousands of Health Care Workers, Thwarting America’s... STAT: Striking Down DACA Would Eliminate Thousands of Health Care Workers, Thwarting America’s Pandemic Response

This piece was published in STAT on May 1, 2020. The health care community has a responsibility to anticipate worst-case...

May 4, 2020 · 6 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins State of California Fund to Help Bridge the Digital Divide During... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins State of California Fund to Help Bridge the Digital Divide During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is committing $1 million to support the State of California’s efforts to provide...

Apr 20, 2020 · 3 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits $5 Million to COVID-19 Response for Educators and Families

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced today that it will commit $5 million in COVID-19...

Apr 20, 2020 · 4 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits $5 Million to Bay Area COVID-19 Relief Efforts

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced it will commit an initial $5 million to support Bay Area COVID-19 emergency...

Mar 27, 2020 · 3 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Educators, Students and Families Impacted by COVID-19

In response to the unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on the educational system, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) has...

Mar 27, 2020 · 4 min read

Science

Fast Company: Why Patients Have Begun to Lead the Way in the Fight Against Rare Diseases

This piece was published in Fast Company on February 26, 2020. Several years ago, I was working in the White House Office of...

Mar 5, 2020 · 7 min read

Education

Fast Company: How Technology Can Amplify Great Teaching

This piece was published in Fast Company on December 18, 2019. Great teachers have always used all the tools available to...

Feb 11, 2020 · 6 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Provides $1.5 Million Grant to George Mason University to Help Youth... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Provides $1.5 Million Grant to George Mason University to Help Youth Seize Opportunities to...

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $1.5 million in funding to the Well-Being Laboratory at George Mason...

Jan 31, 2020 · 3 min read

Education

How Schools are Expanding the Definition of Student Success

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today released a series of ten profiles highlighting schools that are expanding the...

Jan 15, 2020 · 6 min read

Education

NBC News Learn and Local 4 Announce “Education Now Detroit” Live Event Sponsored by the Cha... NBC News Learn and Local 4 Announce “Education Now Detroit” Live Event Sponsored by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative...

NEW YORK – Six years after it went through the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, Detroit is undergoing a...

Oct 21, 2019 · 6 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Backs Teacher-Directed Professional Learning with DonorsChoose

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a $1.2 million grant to DonorsChoose designed to empower teachers through the...

Oct 17, 2019 · 4 min read

Education

NBC News Learn and KPRC host Education Now Houston in Collaboration with the Chan Zuckerberg... NBC News Learn and KPRC host Education Now Houston in Collaboration with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

At a time when many Americans worry about getting the best education for their children and making sure they are prepared for...

Sep 24, 2019 · 6 min read

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