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,'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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  • 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, 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, 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, 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

    … Sesame, an app that allows people with mobility impairments to control a smartphone using only head movements; and, finally, German grantee Wheelmap will expand its accessibility mapping efforts worldwide. This week, many Googlers around the world will also join Wheelmap’s Map My Day campaign to help out. We’ve also collected 11 tips that help people…

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  • Big ideas for an even better Bay Area

    … employment, and racial justice—big problems that 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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  • Which animal are you? Take the Google Doodle Earth Day Quiz

    … a real difference this Earth Day. For the month of April, we’re partnering with our friends at, who will match donations to the following animal-loving organizations up to $20,000. That means every $1 you donate to one of these great groups is worth $2 to protect wildlife around the world. Chip in what you can at the Jane Goodall…

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  • Let's celebrate the season of giving

    … food rescue initiative called the Online Marketplace, a program that connects local retail and foodservice businesses who have excess food to those in need. Feeding America serves 3.3 billion meals annually and the Online Marketplace is projected to lead to the recovery of an additional 740 million meals, significantly reducing food waste while…

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  • Meet the Bay Area Impact Challenge winners

    …, and development workshops in the Impact Hub SF, as well as membership to all U.S. Hub locations. We also plan to host community events for the Bay Area nonprofit community throughout the year—so check out our website or follow us on Google+ to stay in the loop. Now the work really begins, and we’re excited to continue to build on our ongoing efforts to give back to the community. Posted by Jacquelline Fuller, Director of…

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  • Bright ideas for an even better Bay Area

    … which projects get up and running in a big way—with $500,000 going to each of the top four projects, and $250,000 to the next six. An additional 15 nonprofits that entered the Challenge have already received $100,000 each in support of their work. Cast your vote by 11:59 p.m. PST on June 2, and join us in celebrating the community spirit that makes the Bay Area a great place to call home. Posted by Jacquelline Fuller, Director of…

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  • Ok Glass… Let’s celebrate Earth Day

    ….-based nonprofits will get a Glass device, a trip to a Google office for training, a $25,000 grant, and help from Google developers to make your Glass project a reality. To learn more about's ongoing collaboration with World Wildlife Fund, visit this site. Posted by Jacquelline Fuller, Director of…

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