Google.Org

Google.org is the charitable arm of Google, an Internet search engine company that was founded in October 2005. As of May 2010, the organization has committed over US$100 million in investments and grants. To fund the organization, Google granted three million shares during their initial public offering (IPO). As of March 2012, Google.org's three million shares are valued at approximately US$1.84 billion. In 2013, the corporation stated on its website that it donates "$100,000,000 in grants, 60,000 hours, $1 billion in products".
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    • Making the future work for everyone

      Over the last five years, Google.org has supported nonprofits around the globe that provide underserved people with the skills and connections they need to secure new opportunities and jobs. We’ve invested in organizations building economic opportunity within their communities: from Oakland Digital, which equips low-income students with skills in graphic design and web develo ...

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    • Helping 4-H equip students with skills they’ll need for the future

      The world is changing rapidly, creating new opportunities and careers we can’t yet predict. But even with a lot of unknowns, skills like collaboration, problem solving and technical know-how can be the tools students need to adapt and thrive, no matter what the future holds. Today, at the Illinois State Fair, where hundreds of 4-H youth are exhibiting projects, we announced ...

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  • Making the internet work better for everyone in Africa

    … in Lagos. Today, at our Google for Nigeria event in Lagos, we announced progress we’ve made in our products and features for users in Nigeria, including YouTube, Search and Maps. We also announced initiatives focused on digital skills training, education and economic opportunity, and support for African startups and developers. Digital Skills…

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  • Helping to fight the hunger crisis in Africa and Yemen

    … conflicts. The United Nations has called it the largest humanitarian crisis since its founding in 1945, and has called on the international community to act quickly. Google.org and Googlers have donated more than $1 million to support critical services like screening children for malnutrition, running feeding programs and treating malnourished children…

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  • Celebrating 10 years of GoogleServe

    …, and 3,000 Googlers from 45 offices participated in our first GoogleServe. How has GoogleServe changed over the years? Well, for starters, it’s a lot bigger! And it’s inspired Googlers to serve beyond the month of June. Googlers now volunteer a quarter of a million hours each year outside GoogleServe, through Google.org programs. We still provide…

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  • Celebrating 10 years of GoogleServe

    …, and 3,000 Googlers from 45 offices participated in our first GoogleServe. How has GoogleServe changed over the years? Well, for starters, it’s a lot bigger! And it’s inspired Googlers to serve beyond the month of June. Googlers now volunteer a quarter of a million hours each year outside GoogleServe, through Google.org programs. We still…

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  • Standing with refugees and nonprofits that serve them on World Refugee Day

    … can fill a gap—with funding, technology or expertise. We’ve donated more than $20 million in Google.org grants to nonprofits, providing more than 800,000 refugees access to the internet, vital information and educational resources. On World Refugee Day, we want to share an update on a few of our ongoing initiatives. From the start, our nonprofit…

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  • Remembering Stonewall, 1969

    … Uprising, Google.org is giving a $1 million grant to the LGBT Community Center of New York City. The Center will use this grant to continue its work with the National Park Service, extending the reach of Stonewall National Monument beyond its physical location. Ahead of 2019, which will mark the 50th anniversary of the uprising, the Center…

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    Earlier about the same topic:
  • Remembering Stonewall, 1969

    … Uprising, Google.org is giving a $1 million grant to the LGBT Community Center of New York City. The Center will use this grant to continue its work with the National Park Service, extending the reach of Stonewall National Monument beyond its physical location. Ahead of 2019, which will mark the 50th anniversary of the uprising, the Center…

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  • Using data to change the conversation about race in America

    … Initiative, a Google.org grantee, Shirah learned the true story of her great-grandfather’s life—and death. Thomas Miles Sr., a black business owner, was lynched in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1912 for allegedly passing a note to a white woman. Fearing for their own lives, his family fled the South, and even changed the spelling of their last name—from…

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