An excerpt from the grant award letter that Dearborn received from The Center for Tech and Civic Life.

Zuckerberg Helps Key Swing States Like Michigan Pay for Election Infrastructure


DEARBORN, Michigan— In anticipation of the presidential election, city clerks across Michigan worried they wouldn’t have enough ballot openers, tabulators, and poll workers to manage the unprecedented volume of mail-in votes. That was until they received help from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Since September, Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have made personal donations of $400 million to date, to help election offices across the country secure more staffing, training, and equipment to administer the November 3 elections. The majority of that funding has gone to a Chicago-based nonprofit called the Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL) which is distributing the money through its “COVID-19 Response Grant Program.” CTCL…

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