Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Tuesday named 24 organizations that can obtain a collective $97.5 million in grants from his new philanthropic fund for his or her work to assist the homeless inhabitants.

The information comes one week after Amazon’s HQ2 resolution launched fears round displacement of reasonably priced housing within the two places it selected to increase its operations — Lengthy Island Metropolis in New York and an space of Arlington, Virginia.

Bezos — the wealthiest man in fashionable historical past, with a web price of greater than $125 billion, estimated by Forbes — launched the $2 billion “Day One Fund” in September. On the time, Bezos mentioned the fund could be break up between the Day 1 Households Fund, with the purpose of serving to homeless households, and the Day 1 Academies Fund, with the intention of making high-quality, nonprofit preschools for low-income communities. Tuesday’s announcement was for the recipients of the Day 1 Households Fund grants.

The 24 organizations are unfold all through 16 states and the District of Columbia.

Abode Providers, Fremont, CA • $5 million
Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA • $5 million
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami, Miami, FL • $5 million
Catholic Group Providers of Western Washington, Tacoma, WA • $5 million
Group of Hope, Washington, DC • $5 million
Group Rebuilders,Grand Rapids, MI • $5 million
Crossroads Rhode Island, Windfall, RI • $5 million
District Alliance for Secure Housing (DASH),Washington, DC • $2.5 million
Emerald Growth and Financial Community, Cleveland, OH • $2.5 million
FrontLine Service, Cleveland, OH • $2.5 million
Hamilton Households, San Francisco, CA • $2.5 million
Heartland Household Service, Omaha, NE • $5 million
Housing Households First, Henrico, VA • $2.5 million
JOIN, Portland, OR • $5 million
LA Household Housing, North Hollywood, CA • $5 million
Northern Virginia Household Service, Oakton, VA • $2.5 million
Primo Heart for Girls and Kids, Chicago, IL • $2.5 million
Refugee Girls’s Alliance, Seattle, WA • $2.5 million
SEARCH Homeless Providers, Houston, TX • $5 million
Simpson Housing Providers, Minneapolis, MN • $2.5 million
The Salvation Military, Heart of Hope, Charlotte, NC • $5 million
The Salvation Military of Better Houston, Houston, TX • $5 million
UMOM New Day Facilities, Phoenix, AZ • $5 million
City Useful resource Institute, New York, NY • $5 million

This is Bongo Exclusive Official Website (Everything Exclusive) you can follow our social network pages or email us:

Become Our VIP Subscriber, Jiunge Sasa!