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Science

New Sharon Begley-STAT Science Reporting Fellowship Aims to Increase Racial and Ethnic Diversity... New Sharon Begley-STAT Science Reporting Fellowship Aims to Increase Racial and Ethnic Diversity Among Next Generatio...

STAT, the nation’s leading health, science, and medicine publication, and the Knight Science Journalism Program at the...

Jun 1, 2021 · 6 min read

Science

STAT: Use Single-Cell Biology to Shed Light on Pediatric Diseases Currently in the Dark

This piece was published in STAT on May 24, 2021. There are few things harder for a physician to say to a patient than “I...

May 26, 2021 · 7 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces New Grant Opportunity to Expand Global Access to Bioimaging

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) launched a new funding opportunity to expand access to imaging expertise,...

May 25, 2021 · 3 min read

Education

The 74: When Teachers Succeed, Students Do, Too.

This piece was published in The 74 on May 17, 2021. As more schools reopen, educators across the United States are having...

May 17, 2021 · 6 min read

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces First Round of Racial Equity Grants

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a first round of grants that support organizations leading the way to...

May 13, 2021 · 6 min read

Science

CZI Announces New Grant Opportunity to Encourage More Representative Research

To cure, prevent, or manage all diseases, scientific research should include people of all ancestries. Today, the Chan...

Mar 9, 2021 · 3 min read

Education

CoSN to Study At-Home Learning Connectivity Needs, Develop Recommended Bandwidth Guidelines to Close... CoSN to Study At-Home Learning Connectivity Needs, Develop Recommended Bandwidth Guidelines to Close ‘Homework Gap’

Washington, D.C – CoSN today announced a study on students’ at-home internet access and connectivity aimed at helping...

Feb 23, 2021 · 5 min read

Ventures

Descomplica Raises USD 84.5M, the Biggest Round for an EdTech in Latin America

São Paulo, Brazil – Descomplica, the first EdTech company in Brazil to enter the higher education market, closed a new...

Feb 18, 2021 · 4 min read

Education

Akron Public Schools Awarded $1.5 Million Grant by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

AKRON, Ohio – Akron Public Schools (APS) announced it has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Chan Zuckerberg...

Jan 25, 2021 · 4 min read

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

CZI Announces Appointment of Belinda Stubblefield to Lead Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Efforts

At the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, we are committed to championing equitable opportunities—both in our external work and...

Jan 14, 2021 · 4 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits $5.8 Million to Advance Black and Latino Leadership in Education

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $5.8 million in grants to three organizations working to accelerate...

Dec 18, 2020 · 5 min read

Education

CZI Supports Community Driven Solutions to Advance Racial Equity, Strengthen Tribal Identity, and... CZI Supports Community Driven Solutions to Advance Racial Equity, Strengthen Tribal Identity, and Improve Youth...

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced a $7 million commitment to five community organizations to help advance...

Dec 16, 2020 · 5 min read

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

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $4 Million in Grants for Organizations Serving Belle Have... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $4 Million in Grants for Organizations Serving Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North...

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $4 million in grants to Bay Area organizations working to build equity,...

Nov 12, 2020 · 4 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins COVID-19 “Together Toward Health” Initiative to Suppo... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins COVID-19 “Together Toward Health” Initiative to Support Communities in California

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) has joined 12 other major philanthropic foundations to help launch Together Toward...

Oct 22, 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

New Single-Cell Technologies Help Scientists Understand COVID-19 Disease Progression

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $750,000 in funding to support five distinct projects studying how...

May 6, 2020 · 7 min read

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