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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  • Supporting nonprofits around the world this holiday season

    … From remote villages in India, to schools across the U.S., to refugee and migrant camps in Africa, technology can help people start a business, further their education, or access new — and sometimes vital — information. Google.org supports hundreds of nonprofits globally who are working to open up opportunities for the most vulnerable…

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  • Supporting nonprofits around the world this holiday season

    … From remote villages in India, to schools across the U.S., to refugee and migrant camps in Africa, technology can help people start a business, further their education, or access new — and sometimes vital — information. Google.org supports hundreds of nonprofits globally who are working to open up opportunities for the most vulnerable…

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  • Impact and adventure: revisiting France's Google Impact Challenge

    … Last year Google.org launched its first French Google Impact Challenge, a national competition for nonprofit organisations that use digital technologies to scale their work in the country. We received hundreds of ideas from non-profits across France and were blown away by the creativity, passion, and innovation we saw in the submissions. After…

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  • Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

    … Month Support for Latino students and families At Google, we understand that diverse and inclusive environments are essential to building products and solutions that work for everyone. That’s why we invest in increasing educational opportunities for students of all backgrounds to pursue futures in technology. This month Google.org is committing…

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  • Helping for the long term in Flint, Michigan

    … and resources to help alleviate the immediate pain. But the problem won’t go away quickly, and understanding its extent is both challenging and an absolute necessity. Today, Google.org is providing $250,000 to partners in the Flint community to help, with a special focus on a technical solution for understanding and resolving the crisis for the long…

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  • Providing support to combat Zika in Brazil and beyond

    … America, including Sesame Street and Brazilian physician Drauzio Varella, to raise awareness about Zika prevention via their channels. We hope these efforts are helpful in fighting this new public health emergency, and we will continue to do our part to help combat this outbreak. And if you’re curious about what that 3,000 percent search increase looks like, take a look: Posted by Jacquelline Fuller, Director, Google.org IMAGE URL AUTHOR NAME AUTHOR TITLE AUTHOR TEAM…

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  • Strengthening our commitment to racial justice

    … participating in protests and closed door meetings with city leaders—opening my eyes to non-technical solutions, and setting me off on a path that would eventually lead me to Google.org, where today I lead giving projects focused on the Bay Area and on racial justice. More recently, incidences of racial violence have again dominated our headlines…

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  • On IDPD, working toward a more accessible and inclusive world

    …We believe in a world built for everyone, which is why we launched the global Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities earlier this year. The Impact Challenge is a Google.org initiative to invest $20 million in nonprofits who are using technology to make the world more accessible for the 1 billion people living with disabilities. Today, as part…

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  • Big ideas for an even better Bay Area

    … employment, and racial justice—big problems that Google.org works to tackle with local organizations, year-round. What happens next is in your hands! Anyone can vote for the new projects they think will have the most impact on the Bay Area. Again, the top four will receive $500,000 in grant funding, the remaining six will get $250,000 each. 15…

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