CITRIS Tech for Social Good

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Supporting student-led learning and technology development to support healthy, sustainable, connected and equitable livelihoods in the United States and abroad.

The CITRIS Tech for Social Good Program provides funding support to undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and student groups, teams and organizations developing hardware, software, events or programs that align with CITRIS’s mission to create information technology solutions for society’s most pressing challenges.

UC Berkeley

The CITRIS Climate Innovation Fellowship program, a CITRIS Tech for Social Good opportunity, invites applications from UC Berkeley undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers who would like to explore technology solutions for climate challenges through innovation and entrepreneurship. 

Applicants should have an idea of a project they would like to explore during the program, with the aim of delivering a business plan and pitch deck by the end of 2024. Participants will receive a stipend of $10,000.

The 2024 deadline has passed, and the program is not currently accepting applications.

UC Davis

For more information about Tech for Social Good at CITRIS at UC Davis, please contact Shavaun Diallo, assistant director of operations, at

UC Merced

To learn more about the Tech for Social Good Program at CITRIS at UC Merced, please reach out to

UC Santa Cruz

For more information about Tech for Social Good at CITRIS at UC Santa Cruz, please contact