As part of the expansion agreement Facebook reached with its headquarters city of Menlo Park, Calif., the social network agreed to create a $500,000 foundation. Facebook added $100,000 to that total Tuesday and announced grants of $2,500 to $5,000 to 42 nonprofit organizations in Menlo Park and East Palo Alto, Calif.
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Greg Maurer will join Facebook’s office in Washington, D.C., as director of public policy, and Susan Gonzales, who has been working as a full-time consultant for the social network since August, took on the title of head of community engagement.