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Google’s nonprofit arm donates another $7.5 million to advance racial justice

Google.org is donating $7.5 million to racial justice organizations Vera Institute for Justice, LatinoJustice, The Leadership Conference and R Street's Justice for Work Coalition. This brings Google.o

Google.org gives $1 million to the organizers of the ‘Latino Nonprofit Accelerator’

Google.org has given a $1 million grant to the Latino Community Foundation in order to launch an accelerator program for Latinx-led non-profit organizations focused on Latinx communities. The idea wit

Google.org commits $50 million to help prepare people for the ‘future of work’

Google.org is on a mission to help people find jobs, so it has pledged $50 million to fund nonprofit organizations that are focused on using technology to improve job searching, job matching, skill-bu

Google’s new website explains Syrian refugee crisis with 360 degree photos, satellite imagery, video & more

The charitable arm of Google and the UN have teamed up on a new website aimed at helping people better understand the Syrian refugee crisis through the combination of data from the United Nations High

Google.org grants $50 million to nonprofits striving for equal access in education

Google.org is donating a $50 million block of grant money to education tech nonprofits striving to create equal access to education around the world. The money, and in-kind services from Google, will

Google.org is committing $11.5 million to racial justice

There is generally a lack of data in the criminal justice system. At the national level, for example, there is very little data about police behavior and criminal sentencing. That’s why Google.o

Google.org donates $30 million to help nonprofits buy the tech they need

Google.org is donating $30 million to non-profits this holiday so that they can buy any tech and related services that they need including hardware, software, training and IT maintenance or repair se

Google.org announces $250,000 in grants for the Flint, Michigan water crisis

Google’s charitable arm is today announcing several grants and donations aimed at helping the residents of Flint, Michigan respond to their ongoing water crisis. With a total amount of $250,000,

Medic Mobile locks $1 million grant to help community health workers in the developing world

Tech nonprofit Medic Mobile has attained $1 million in unrestricted grant funding from the Peery Foundation for apps that help health workers deliver care to people who lack reasonable access to docto

Google.org Awards $3 Million To Racial Justice Organizations In SF Bay Area

Google.org has awarded a total of $3 million in grants to San Francisco Unified School District’s My Brother and Sister’s Keeper program (MBSK), Oakland’s Roses in Concrete Communit

Meet The Organizations Vying For The Crunchie Award For Biggest Social Impact In 2015

It's that time of year again. With the passing of January into February the 9th Annual Crunchies are almost upon us. Next week, on February 8, some of the best minds of our generation will descend

Singularity University Launches Accelerator To Seize Academia’s Innovation Monopoly

Singularity University, the technology think tank and incubator, on Wednesday announced a new accelerator program that aims to push technologies out of research facilities and into the real world. S

Google’s One Today App Aims To Make Charitable Donations A More Social, And Frequent, Experience

Today, Google quietly ushered in a new application built on top of its nonprofit arm, Google.org. The app is called One Today, and it’s currently invite only for Android users at this time. The

Google.org Provides $4.4M In Grants To The Internet Society And NSRC To Improve Internet Access In Sub-Saharan Africa

Internet access in many regions in Sub-Saharan Africa is still far from perfect, and a number of non-profits are working to improve this situation by providing technical assistance and working with lo

Google.org Donates A Total Of $3.7M To Spark Civic Innovation Using Technology

Today, Google.org’s VP, Matthew Stepka, announced that the non-profit arm of Google is going to be giving a large sum money to Sunlight Foundation and mySociety to promote civic innovation thro

A Look At The Organizations That Grabbed $115 Million In Grants From Google In 2011

As you may have heard, Google is getting into the holiday giving spirit these days, as it <a href="http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2011/12/giving-back-in-2011.html">late last night announced</a> that i

BrightSource Nabs $168 Million From Google To Develop Ivanpah Solar Power Plant In The Mojave

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/tc-ivanpah-apr-2011.png" class="shot2"></img> Developers of large-scale, solar power plants <a href="http://www.brightsourceenergy.com/">Brigh

Google Earth Engine Revealed At COP 16

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0005/0062/50062v1-max-250x250.png" class="shot1"></img> Today at the United Nations' conference on climate change <a href="https://beta.techcr

Google Sinks $10 Million Into New Geothermal Technologies

Google’s philanthropic arms, Google.org, is investing a little over $10 million into the development of enhanced geothermal systems (EGS). Rather than extracting heat from the ground a few hundr

Google throws millions at the problems of the world

It’s almost as if they just typed “problems+the+world+is+currently+facing” into their own search engine, and gave a million dollars to everyone on the first page. They’ve got m
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