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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches $6.9 Million Effort to Increase Diversity of STEM Students o... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches $6.9 Million Effort to Increase Diversity of STEM Students on College Campuses

Apr 9, 2019 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced that it has awarded $6.9 million to support a unique partnership to bring a University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) program to support underrepresented students pursuing careers in science, technology, mathematics, and engineering (STEM) to two University of California campuses. The...

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Grants

Our Grantmaking

Mar 29, 2019 - At the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), our mission is to build a more inclusive, just, and healthy future for everyone. Every day, we are working to find new ways to leverage technology, community-driven solutions, and collaboration to accelerate progress across our focus areas of Science, Education, and Justice & Opportunity. In addition to...

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Science

CZI Awards $17 Million to Bring More Engineering Expertise to Biomedical Imaging

Mar 19, 2019 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $17 million in funding and its selection of 17 CZI Imaging Scientists — engineers, physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists, and biologists with expertise in technology development. The imaging of molecules, cells, and tissues remains central to both biomedical research and clinical...

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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $1.5 Million to Support Educator-Preparation Programs Committed... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $1.5 Million to Support Educator-Preparation Programs Committed to Learning Science

Mar 15, 2019 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced a $1.5 million grant to Deans for Impact to support the creation of the Learning by Scientific Design Network. This new national network will bring together college and university schools of education that want to work together to incorporate the science of learning into how they prepare future...

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Education

CZI Announces More than $3 Million to Bring the Science of Learning and Development to More... CZI Announces More than $3 Million to Bring the Science of Learning and Development to More Classrooms

Mar 7, 2019 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $3.72 million in grants to two initiatives working to further the understanding of how students actually learn and help educators translate that research into practices that support the needs of all students. “This body of work is rooted in an appreciation for the complexity of what teachers do...

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Grants

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Support for Three Organizations Focused on Creating... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Support for Three Organizations Focused on Creating Opportunities in Technology fo...

Mar 6, 2019 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced its support today of three organizations working to create opportunities in technology for underserved youth : AI4ALL, Hack Diversity,  and The Hidden Genius Project. Each group will receive a $75,000 grant to build on and expand their program reach this year. CZI aims to dismantle systemic...

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