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The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is a limited liability company founded by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan with an investment of "up to $1 billion in [Facebook] shares in each of the next three years". Its creation was announced on December 1, 2015, for the birth of their daughter, Maxima Chan Zuckerberg.

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
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Formation December 1, 2015; 12 months ago (2015-12-01)
Founders
Endowment 99% of their Facebook shares, valued at $45 billion (pledged)
Mission "Advancing human potential and promoting equality"
Website chanzuckerberg.com

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is a limited liability company founded by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan with an investment of "up to $1 billion in [Facebook] shares in each of the next three years". Its creation was announced on December 1, 2015, for the birth of their daughter, Maxima Chan Zuckerberg.

The aim of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is to "advance human potential and promote equality in areas such as health, education, scientific research and energy".

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