Salesforce.org pumps millions more into local schools as Dreamforce kicks off

As Dreamforce kicked off, Salesforce.org is donating $18 million to local schools and other charitable organizations to tackle major issues facing the region. The company’s donation marked the latest gift from a Bay Area company aimed at homelessness, hunger and education.

Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff has been frequent player in the Bay Area philanthropic scene, challenging companies and CEOs be more active in supporting their communities. One of his stated goals is for Salesforce to help get…