Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

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    The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is a philanthropic organization that brings together engineering, grant-making, impact investing, policy, and advocacy work. Its initial areas of focus include supporting science through basic biomedical research and education through personalized learning. CZI is also exploring other issues tied to the promotion of equal opportunity including access to affordable housing and criminal justice reform.

    TypePrivate
    Founded2015
    HQRedwood City, US
    Websitechanzuckerberg.com
    Employee Ratings3

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Sep 2019)462(-1%)
    Job Openings43

    Key People/Management at Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

    Priscilla Chan

    Priscilla Chan

    Co-Founder, Co-CEO
    Mark Zuckerberg

    Mark Zuckerberg

    Co-Founder, Co-CEO
    Cori Bargmann

    Cori Bargmann

    Head of Science
    David Plouffe

    David Plouffe

    Head of Policy & Advocacy
    Sandra Liu Huang

    Sandra Liu Huang

    Head of Education & Vice President, Product
    Phil Smoot

    Phil Smoot

    Vice President, Engineering and Head of Science Technology
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    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Office Locations

    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has an office in Redwood City
    Redwood City, US (HQ)
    2075 Broadway
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    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    2015

    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
    metaJanuary 23, 2017

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    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative News and Updates

    Salk scientists Margarita Behrens and Joseph Ecker to receive over $1.6 million from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Expand Human Cell Atlas

    LA JOLLA–Joseph Ecker, professor and director of Salk’s Genomic Analysis Laboratory and Margarita Behrens, a research professor in Salk’s Computational Neurobiology Laboratory, will receive over $1.6 million over three years as part of a Seed Network Grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI).r…

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

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $68 million in funding to support the Human Cell Atlas and its selection of 38 collaborative science teams to launch CZI's Seed Networks for a Human Cell Atlas projects. These...

    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches $6.9 Million Effort to Increase Diversity of STEM Students on College Campuses

    SAN DIEGO, April 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced that it has awarded $6.9 million to support a unique partnership to bring a University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) program to support underrepresented students pursuing careers in...

    The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has a $500 million plan to ease the Bay Area housing crisis

    The philanthropic organization is working with other foundations to correct the crisis brought about by a growth in tech jobs and the resulting lack of housing. The housing affordability crisis in the Bay Area has been growing worse, with no end in sight, for over a decade. This year, though, may be…

    The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and Others Just Put Millions Into Student Recruitment Startup Handshake

    Startup helps college students from overlooked universities get jobs with companies.

    Priscilla Chan to discuss Chan Zuckerberg Initiative at Disrupt SF

    The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is one of the biggest philanthropic organizations in the world, and the most technology-forward foundations in history. By integrating technology, CZI believes it can affect social change at a much more rapid pace than by simply infusing initiatives with cash. With tha…
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    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Chan Zuckerberg Initiative founded?

      Chan Zuckerberg Initiative was founded in 2015.

    • Who are Chan Zuckerberg Initiative key executives?

      Chan Zuckerberg Initiative's key executives are Priscilla Chan, Mark Zuckerberg and Cori Bargmann.

    • How many employees does Chan Zuckerberg Initiative have?

      Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has 462 employees.

    • Who are Chan Zuckerberg Initiative competitors?

      Competitors of Chan Zuckerberg Initiative include Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Gary Community Investments and The Bridgespan Group.

    • Where is Chan Zuckerberg Initiative headquarters?

      Chan Zuckerberg Initiative headquarters is located at 2075 Broadway, Redwood City.

    • Where are Chan Zuckerberg Initiative offices?

      Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has an office in Redwood City.

    • How many offices does Chan Zuckerberg Initiative have?

      Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has 1 office.