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About us

Mission Statement

At the Zendesk Neighbor Foundation, we believe in creating equity within our communities, workplace and society. We do this by being a good neighbor through addressing poverty, bridging the digital divide and building diverse and inclusive communities.

Organizations We Support

The Neighbor Foundation’s funding is directed within our high-priority focus areas: addressing homelessness and poverty, bridging the digital divide, and building diverse and inclusive communities. 

In addition to our focus on the above areas, we support organizations hyper-locally in the regions where we have offices.

Our Approach

At the Neighbor Foundation, we think locally and act globally. We focus on issues that are right in our backyards around the world. Through a hyperlocal neighborhood focused approach, we develop culturally specific community programming while still working towards our overarching mission. 


The Neighbor Foundation works to support the communities in which Zendesk works in including:

  • San Francisco
  • Madison
  • London
  • Melbourne
  • Dublin
  • Manila
  • Singapore
  • Sao Paulo
  • Copenhagen
  • Berlin
  • Montpellier 
  • Sydney


 If you would like to learn more about the Zendesk Neighbor Foundation and to apply for grants, please email us at 

Neighbor Foundation Leadership


Tiffany Apczynski is the Executive Director of the Zendesk Neighbor Foundation and Vice President of Public Policy and Social Impact at Zendesk. She joined the company in 2010, becoming one of the company's earliest hires. Under her leadership, Zendesk has won several awards, including the 2015 "Grantmaker of the Year Award" by the Association of Fundraising Professionals and has been recognized by the San Francisco Business Times in both 2015 and 2014 as a Top Corporate Philanthropist.