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Justice & Opportunity

CZI Announces $3.5 Million in Anticipated Grant Support for Philadelphia District Attorney’s... CZI Announces $3.5 Million in Anticipated Grant Support for Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office Led Research...

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced an anticipated $3.5 million in grant support to the Philadelphia...

Mar 11, 2020 · 3 min read

Science

CZI & CZ Biohub to Quadruple UCSF COVID-19 Testing Capabilities

A newly-created ‘COVID-19 Task Force’, which includes representation from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), Chan...

Mar 10, 2020 · 2 min read

Science

IDseq Helps Researchers in Cambodia Confirm the Country’s First Case of COVID-19

A partnership between the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation...

Mar 9, 2020 · 3 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

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $5.45 Million to Educators and Organizations Partnering to... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $5.45 Million to Educators and Organizations Partnering to Implement Cutting-Edge...

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $5.45 million in grants to teams of educators and researchers working...

Feb 18, 2020 · 5 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

Justice & Opportunity

Bay Area Housing Partnership Celebrates First Year Progress

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF — Bay Area elected officials, community, faith, and business leaders, and philanthropic funders...

Feb 4, 2020 · 5 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $13.5 Million to Drive Progress Against Rare Diseases

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $13.5 million in funding to 30 patient-led organizations that are...

Feb 3, 2020 · 3 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

Science

Supporting State Science and Technology Policy Fellows

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $448,550 in funding to support science and technology policy...

Jan 31, 2020 · 5 min read

Education

How Summit Learning is Enhancing Teacher-Student Mentoring

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF.—Teachers are at the heart of Summit Learning classrooms, and mentoring is an essential part of the...

Jan 30, 2020 · 5 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards Over $1.3 Million to Advance Biological and Biomedical Imaging

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced over $1.3 million in funding to support Global BioImaging (GBI), an...

Jan 28, 2020 · 4 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches the CZI Community Space in Downtown Redwood City

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced the launch of the CZI Community Space. Located...

Jan 23, 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

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces 2020 CZI Community Fund Recipients

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced nearly $3.5 million in grants to Bay Area...

Jan 9, 2020 · 3 min read

Community

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Celebrates Four-Year Anniversary with Release of 2019 Annual Letter

Today, we’re celebrating the four-year anniversary of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) with the release of CZI’s 2019...

Dec 3, 2019 · 1 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards Nearly $7 Million Toward Efforts to Improve Equity in Education

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced nearly $7 million in grants to programs and...

Dec 2, 2019 · 4 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Transforming Prosecution

“As a former prosecutor, I’ve seen firsthand how the daily decisions prosecutors make in court can have life-altering...

Nov 22, 2019 · 7 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $5 Million for Open Source Software Projects Essential to Science

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $5 million in funding to support open source software projects that are...

Nov 14, 2019 · 3 min read

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