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

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins Affordable Housing Community Groups, Businesses and State and Local Leaders in Supporting Prop. 1.   Sacramento, CA – The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has pledged support for Prop. 1, the Veterans and Affordable Housing Act, that will be on the November statewide ballot and will help build affordable housing for veterans, working families, […]

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CZI Expands Technology Team Leadership

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative was founded on the belief that by bringing technology to philanthropy, we can dramatically accelerate the pace of social progress and engineer change at scale in science, education and issues related to justice and opportunity. We’re proud to be bringing together talent from across a wide array of sectors to collaborate […]

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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 collaborate with prosecutors in the office of Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner to develop a deeper understanding of the technical and administrative challenges that prosecutors face in implementing new policies. This collaboration will also provide an opportunity to […]

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

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is supporting the Bring Learning Home Initiative’s expansion of the ABCmouse learning program to libraries across the Bay Area – so that more parents and students can have access to high-quality learning resources. ABCmouse is a popular digital learning program  that helps children and their families build on classroom instruction at […]

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10 Communities Across the Country Receive Support to Expand Student-Centered Learning Initiatives

The Together for Students initiative, created by three national, education-focused nonprofit organizations — the Coalition for Community Schools, Communities In Schools, and StriveTogether — today recognized 10 communities for plans bringing key community members together to support the needs of local students. Each of the 10 selected communities will receive approximately $150,000 to support the […]

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Supporting Community Coalitions in California

As part of our Justice & Opportunity Initiative, which focuses on housing affordability, criminal justice reform, economic opportunity, and immigration, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is supporting to Schools and Communities First and The Million Voter Project. These grassroots coalitions of community-based organizations are working hard to create a more equitable future for Californians.

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CZI and the Gates Foundation Partner to Accelerate Breakthroughs in Education

Today, we’re proud to announce the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is joining forces with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to pursue breakthroughs in three areas: math, writing, and “executive function” — the last referring to a set of skills that correspond with things like memory, self-control, attention, and flexibility of thinking.

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Supporting Chicago Teachers in Personalizing Learning

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and LEAP Innovations, a nonprofit organization that works with schools and educators to implement personalized learning, announced today that they received grants totaling $14 million from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) to meet the growing demand from schools looking to introduce or expand personalized learning instructional models.

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Engineering Tools to Map the Basic Units of Life

Announcing 85 new projects to create collaborative computational tools in support of building the Human Cell Atlas. Cells are the building blocks of life. Understanding how healthy cells work can accelerate scientific discovery and advance efforts to combat disease. As part of our work in science, today we are announcing 85 new projects in support […]

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