EIN 45-5002209

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Foundation

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The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Foundation is a private foundation located in Palo Alto, California which grants money to various organizations and projects. Last year, it made 51 grants.
Also known as...
The Openness Trust Apercen Partners LLC; Chan Zuckerberg Foundation; Openness Trust
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Program areas at Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Foundation

To cure, prevent, or manage all disease by the end of the century, Foundation personnel build and support a variety of transformative technologies in partnership with the scientific community and foster interdisciplinary research collaborations. Major areas of this work include imaging technologies capable of better observing biological processes; single-cell technologies to enable scientists to better and more quickly understand how diseases manifest in the body; open source platforms that accelerate the detection, identification, and tracking of infectious disease; and a research discovery tool powered by machine learning.

Grants made by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Harvard UniversityThe Kempner Institute for the Study of Natural and Artificial Intelligence$100,000,000
Chan Zuckerberg BiohubMedical Research$85,000,000
University of Hawaii FoundationOcean Conservation and Research$14,200,000
...and 99 more grants made totalling $351,138,726

Personnel at Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Foundation

Brian MancaFinance Officer
Krunal PatelEngineering Director$303,550
Jennifer LinDirector$308,060

Financials for Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$10,000,000
Investment income and dividends$10,335,195
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-194,491,944
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$32,562,159
Total revenues$-141,594,590

Form 990s for Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2021-122022-11-15990PFView PDF
2020-122021-11-15990PFView PDF
2019-122021-06-14990PFView PDF
2018-122020-01-16990PFView PDF
2017-122019-03-15990PFView PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s
Data update history
July 1, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2020
June 14, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2021
June 3, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
May 20, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 6 new vendors, including , , , , , and
October 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2019
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General information
314 Lytton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Metro area
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara County, CA
(650) 804-7100
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Form 990-PF
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T20: Private Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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