The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative just announced that it will be supporting 37 local organizations in San Mateo County! The organizations are located in Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, and Redwood City. All of which surround Facebooks headquarters in Menlo Park.
Chan Zuckerberg is the wife of Facebooks CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, and has been involved with the local communities since 2017. She has worked to address community issues like housing, education, and immigration to name a few. This year, 2019, they are looking to support mental health and health care services in these local communities that are most in need.
The organizations will be getting year-long grants that range from $25,000 to $100,000, most of which are non-profit! This is great news for the local communities. To see a full list of the organizations that will be getting these grants click HERE and check out some of the tweets from the organizations involved:
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