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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

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $3.72 million in grants to two initiatives working to further the...

Mar 7, 2019 · 4 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Fast Company: How technology can help build a more equitable justice system

This piece was published in Fast Company on March 6, 2019. Over the past several years, many of us have come to rely on...

Mar 6, 2019 · 7 min read

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...

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced its support today of three organizations working to create opportunities in...

Mar 6, 2019 · 4 min read

Community

Leaders from 37 Bay Area Community Organizations Recognized at CZI Community Event in Redwood City

February 27, 2019, Redwood City, CA – Yesterday, we celebrated community leaders who are working tirelessly to improve...

Feb 27, 2019 · 2 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins SXSW

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced it will participate in South by Southwest (SXSW), sharing a series of...

Feb 26, 2019 · 4 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Innovative Coding Program Expands Opportunities for Women Incarcerated in Oklahoma

For Immediate Release Contact: press@chanzuckerberg.com MCLOUD, Okla. (February 11, 2019) — Today, The Last Mile (TLM),...

Feb 11, 2019 · 5 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Support to Valor Collegiate Academies

At the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, we know that helping young people develop the skills and abilities they need to reach...

Feb 7, 2019 · 3 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Community Fund to Support 37 Local Organizations

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Community Fund, which responds to pressing local needs in San Mateo County, announced...

Jan 29, 2019 · 2 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Bay Area Philanthropy, Business, and Community Advocates Unite to Launch Landmark Regional Housing... Bay Area Philanthropy, Business, and Community Advocates Unite to Launch Landmark Regional Housing Partnership

SAN FRANCISCO — Today, Bay Area community and faith leaders, housing advocates, business leaders, and philanthropists...

Jan 24, 2019 · 5 min read

Ventures

Quartz Africa: Andela’s Latest $100 Million Funding Round is Led by a Former US Vice President

This piece was published in Quartz Africa on January 23, 2019. Software developer training and outsourcing company, Andela...

Jan 23, 2019 · 2 min read

Community

CZI’s Day of Service Highlights Bay Area Partners Addressing Pressing Local Challenges

In order to work toward a future for everyone where people have the power to shape their communities, it’s vital to invest...

Jan 21, 2019 · 3 min read

Uncategorized

Palo Alto Weekly: Priscilla Chan’s The Primary School combines health care with academics

Friday, January 11, 2019 When 4-year-old Julian DiCarlo started preschool at The Primary School in East Palo Alto, his mother...

Jan 16, 2019 · 16 min read

Ventures

Fortune: Byju Education Startup Backed By Mark Zuckerberg Starts Global Expansion With Acquisition

This piece was published in Fortune on January 16, 2019. India’s leading education app developer, Byju, is tapping a war...

Jan 16, 2019 · 3 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative names Sandra Liu Huang Head of Education

At the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, we’re focused on building a new kind of philanthropy that leverages technology to be...

Dec 18, 2018 · 4 min read

News

David Lee Named Chief Investment Officer for the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) has announced that David Lee will join the philanthropic organization early next year as...

Dec 14, 2018 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Inspiring Young Leaders to Tackle Housing Affordability

“Being able to finish high school, attend college, almost graduate college — all of this is possible because I had a...

Dec 6, 2018 · 5 min read

Science

CZI Announces Support for Open-Source Software Efforts to Improve Biomedical Imaging

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced funding for open-source software efforts to improve image analysis and...

Dec 6, 2018 · 5 min read

Science

CZI Awards Over $51 Million to Fight Neurodegenerative Disorders, Including Alzheimer’s and... CZI Awards Over $51 Million to Fight Neurodegenerative Disorders, Including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Redwood City —Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $51.95 million in funding and its selection of 17 early...

Dec 5, 2018 · 4 min read

Justice & Opportunity

10 Community Organizations Receive $1M Each to Improve Economic Opportunity

With $10M in Funding From The Rockefeller Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative,  Communities Thrive Challenge Grantees...

Dec 4, 2018 · 9 min read

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