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Justice & Opportunity
Calling All Trainers and Capacity Builders That Support Community-Led Organizations and Advocates
Jun 28, 2019 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) opened a Capacity Building Practitioners Request for Information (RFI). Through this Request for Information, CZI seeks to identify individuals and organizations that provide training and/or capacity building support for frontline organizations and impacted communities across the United States. “At CZI,...Read more
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $68 Million to Support the Growth of the Human Cell Atlas
Jun 21, 2019 - REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. (June 21, 2019) — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $68 million in funding to support the Human Cell Atlas and its selection of 38 collaborative science teams to launch CZI’s Seed Networks for a Human Cell Atlas projects. These collaborative groups bring together scientists, computational biologists,...Read more
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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Funding Opportunity for Open Source Software Projects... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Funding Opportunity for Open Source Software Projects Essential to Science
Jun 18, 2019 - REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) opened a new funding opportunity to support open source software projects that are essential to biomedical research. CZI’s new Essential Open Source Software for Science Request for Applications (RFA) will provide one-year grants to support software maintenance, growth,...Read more
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Program to Support Patients to Accelerate Progress Agains... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Program to Support Patients to Accelerate Progress Against Rare Diseases
Jun 11, 2019 - REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a new program aimed at supporting and lifting up the work that patient communities are doing to accelerate research and drive progress in the fight against rare diseases. With guidance from patient communities, rare disease experts, and advocacy organizations, this new...Read more
McGill University’s Centre of Genomics and Policy Receives Funding to Create Ethics and Governance... McGill University’s Centre of Genomics and Policy Receives Funding to Create Ethics and Governance Resources for the...
Jun 6, 2019 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, and the Klarman Family Foundation today announced $468,860 in collaborative funding to support ethical biomedical research and responsible data sharing for the Human Cell Atlas (HCA), an international effort to map all cells in the human body. The Centre of...Read more
Justice & Opportunity
The Center for Effective Philanthropy: Four Promising Practices for Philanthropies to Advance... The Center for Effective Philanthropy: Four Promising Practices for Philanthropies to Advance Advocacy and Policy Change
May 30, 2019 - This piece was published in The Center For Effective Philanthropy on May 30, 2019 In an era when government has become less capable of solving problems due to increasing political polarization, dysfunction, and fiscal austerity, philanthropists are recognizing the need to support effective policy reform efforts that can break through the gridlock...Read more