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Justice & Opportunity

Calling All Trainers and Capacity Builders That Support Community-Led Organizations and Advocates

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) opened a Capacity Building Practitioners Request for Information (RFI). Through...

Jun 28, 2019 · 2 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $68 Million to Support the Growth of the Human Cell Atlas

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. (June 21, 2019) — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $68 million in funding to...

Jun 21, 2019 · 4 min read

Grants

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

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) opened a new funding opportunity to support open source...

Jun 18, 2019 · 4 min read

Science

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

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a new program aimed at supporting and lifting...

Jun 11, 2019 · 4 min read

Science

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...

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, and the Klarman Family Foundation...

Jun 6, 2019 · 6 min read

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

This piece was published in The Center For Effective Philanthropy on May 30, 2019 In an era when government has become less...

May 30, 2019 · 7 min read

Justice & Opportunity

UC Berkeley Terner Center Launches First-of-its-Kind Housing Lab

BERKELEY, CA — Today, the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at the University of California, Berkeley — in...

May 23, 2019 · 4 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Partnership for the Bay’s Future Launches Challenge Grants Program

SAN FRANCISCO — The Partnership for the Bay’s Future has announced the launch of its inaugural Challenge Grants for...

May 20, 2019 · 4 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Formerly Incarcerated Leaders are Paving the Road for Change

At the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, we want to help the diverse and growing criminal justice reform movement flourish, which...

Apr 23, 2019 · 4 min read

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

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced that it has awarded $6.9 million to support a unique partnership to...

Apr 9, 2019 · 8 min read

Education

Priscilla Chan’s Remarks at the ASU GSV Summit

Today, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) Co-founder and Co-CEO Priscilla Chan spoke to a crowd of over 1,200 education and...

Apr 9, 2019 · 15 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Making Real Second Chances Possible

This April we celebrate Second Chances Month — a time to recognize and honor individuals and organizations that are...

Apr 5, 2019 · 5 min read

Education

Our Commitment to Safeguarding Student Information

At CZI, our Education work is aimed at ensuring that all students get an education tailored to their needs and supportive of...

Apr 4, 2019 · 3 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces More than $1.6 Million to Elevate Educator Perspectives i... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces More than $1.6 Million to Elevate Educator Perspectives in EdTech Decision-making

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced it is providing more than $1.6 million in support to the Jefferson...

Apr 1, 2019 · 4 min read

Grants

Our Grantmaking

At the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), our mission is to build a more inclusive, just, and healthy future for everyone....

Mar 29, 2019 · 2 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins 10th Annual ASU GSV

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced its participation in the 10th annual ASU GSV Summit, sharing a series of...

Mar 28, 2019 · 3 min read

Science

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

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $17 million in funding and its selection of 17 CZI Imaging Scientists...

Mar 19, 2019 · 3 min read

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

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced a $1.5 million grant to Deans for Impact to support the creation of the...

Mar 15, 2019 · 3 min read

News

Priscilla Chan’s Remarks at SXSW

Today, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) Co-Founder Priscilla Chan took the SXSW Main Stage to discuss CZI’s vision and...

Mar 8, 2019 · 18 min read

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