The Carpentries receives funding from Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Posted by g.law on 8 November 2019 - 8:59am
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The Carpentries global reach and impact(November 2019)

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) have agreed to provide $2.65 million (£2.07 million) in funding over three years to The Carpentries project.

The Carpentries will use the funding to:

  • scale and sustain The Carpentries Trainer Development programme (CZI, for three years)
  • build and maintain CarpentriesLabs:  platform for community creation, sharing and dissemination of open source curriculum (CZI, for 1.5 years)
  • create accessible resources to meet the needs and broaden engagement of The Carpentries’ diverse community (Moore, two years)
  • develop local community support and leadership (Moore, two years)
  • and to develop curricula for EukRef and UniEuk and eukaryotic genome analysis (Moore, two years)

More information on the funding and plans is available on The Carpentries site.