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Justice & Opportunity

Opportunity Insights Launches with Support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

CAMBRIDGE, MA –A new research and policy institute focused on improving economic opportunity was announced today....

Oct 1, 2018 · 8 min read

Science

CZI announces support for policymaking based on scientific evidence

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced its support for the American Association for the Advancement of Science...

Sep 27, 2018 · 4 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Rhode2College Program to Boost College Preparedness and... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Rhode2College Program to Boost College Preparedness and Enrollment

Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo, alongside the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) and Research Improving...

Sep 24, 2018 · 5 min read

Science

Helmsley Charitable Trust and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announce new grant opportunities to suppo... Helmsley Charitable Trust and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announce new grant opportunities to support the growth of the...

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust (Helmsley) and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) are partnering on a...

Sep 18, 2018 · 5 min read

Justice & Opportunity

The Rockefeller Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announce Finalists in $10M Economic... The Rockefeller Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announce Finalists in $10M Economic Opportunity Challenge

The Communities Thrive Challenge, a $10-million funding opportunity by The Rockefeller Foundation and the Chan Zuckerberg...

Sep 17, 2018 · 6 min read

Science

CZI announces funding for ASAPbio, joins newly created Member Advisory Group

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced that it will join a new Member Advisory Group for ASAPbio (Accelerating...

Sep 14, 2018 · 3 min read

Science

CZI announces new $12.5 million funding opportunity to bring more engineering expertise to imaging

September 5, 2018 — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is inviting engineers, physicists, mathematicians,...

Sep 5, 2018 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Reshaping How We Access Critical Government Services

In the United States, there are over 80 different services available that aim to help lift people out of poverty. These...

Aug 30, 2018 · 2 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Landed: Helping Educators Live in the Communities They Serve

“The more teachers can stay in their communities and build roots, those benefits pour out to the students,” said Carol...

Aug 16, 2018 · 3 min read

Education

Expanding Access to School Readiness Programs for Children in the Bay Area

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is supporting the Tides Foundation’s  Bring Learning Home Initiative so that more students...

Aug 1, 2018 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Ohio State Ballot Measure Aimed at Improving Public Safety and Tackling Overcrowded Prisons Gains... Ohio State Ballot Measure Aimed at Improving Public Safety and Tackling Overcrowded Prisons Gains Support from the Cha...

As part of our Justice & Opportunity Initiative, which focuses on housing affordability, criminal justice reform,...

Aug 1, 2018 · 3 min read

Community

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Invites Bay Area Organizations to Apply for New Grant Funding

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a philanthropy that engineers change at scale in science, education and issues related to...

Jul 31, 2018 · 3 min read

Ventures

Chan Zuckerberg Supports RaiseMe In Helping More Students Own Their Path To College

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is proud to announce our support for RaiseMe, whose college readiness software platform is...

Jul 26, 2018 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Award-winning podcast, education program at San Quentin Prison gain support from the Chan Zuckerberg... Award-winning podcast, education program at San Quentin Prison gain support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced support for two projects based at San Quentin Prison; the award-winning...

Jul 25, 2018 · 5 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Coding it Forward builds civic tech talent pipeline, with support from the Chan Zuckerberg... Coding it Forward builds civic tech talent pipeline, with support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

  “When it’s implemented well, technology can be an amazing equalizer, allowing access to goods and services for...

Jul 23, 2018 · 1 min read

Education

Forward, Always: My Journey at CZI

Jim Shelton:   Three years ago, I sat down with Priscilla and Mark to talk about education. My aim then was to understand...

Jul 11, 2018 · 6 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Veterans and Affordable Housing Act Gains Momentum with Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s Donation

Sacramento, CA – The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has pledged support for Prop. 1, the Veterans and Affordable Housing Act,...

Jul 9, 2018 · 3 min read

Technology

CZI Expands Technology Team Leadership

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative was founded on the belief that by bringing technology to philanthropy, we can dramatically...

Jun 20, 2018 · 4 min read

Justice & Opportunity

CZI Justice & Opportunity Staff Collaborate with Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office

  Over the next few weeks, a team from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s Justice & Opportunity team will...

Jun 18, 2018 · 2 min read

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