CITRIS Tech for Social Good

CITRIS and the Banatao Institute - CITRIS Tech for Social Good

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, graduate, and postdoctoral students, groups, teams, or organizations developing hardware, software, events, or programs.

Why apply for a CITRIS Tech for Social Good Award?

  • Receive up to $5,000 to build technology hardware or software!
  • Receive up to $1,000 to support your student-led event or programming!
  • Add a prominent addition of work experience beyond regular internships to your resume.
  • Gain university and industry visibility as an innovator and entrepreneur.
  • Have fun while enacting change that addresses society‚Äôs most pressing problems.


CITRIS at UC Santa Cruz

CITRIS at UC Merced
Leigh Bernacchi
Program Director

CITRIS at UC Davis
Nathan Metzler
Program Manager