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Google.org to invest $20M into AI-focused grants for think tanks and academic institutions

Ahead of Wednesday’s AI-focused private congressional meeting with tech giants, Google this morning announced a new initiative aimed at supporting researchers and public policy solutions around

Google expands program to help train the formerly incarcerated

Last April, Google launched Grow with Google Career Readiness for Reentry, a program created in partnership with nonprofits to offer job readiness and digital skills training for formerly incarcerated

Google unveils $25 million in grants aimed at empowering women and girls

Google announced a range of programs as well as grants worth $25 million on Monday to fund works of nonprofits and social enterprises that are committed to empower women and girls. Google.org’s

Fast Forward raises new war chest to fight Silicon Valley’s inequality machine

San Francisco is a city of extremes, with multibillion-dollar glass-cladded obelisks piercing the SoMa sky while thousands of the city’s long-term residents fail to find even the basic rudiments of

Google announces $11.2 million grant fund for organizations working on safety

Google.org, the charitable arm of Google, just announced a new grant fund for European organizations. This fund in particular will support nonprofits, universities, research teams and for-profit socia

Google.org donates $2 million to Wikipedia’s parent org

Google, as well as many other companies, has long relied on Wikipedia for its content. Now, Google and Google.org are giving back. Google.org President Jacquelline Fuller today announced a $2 million

Why Google engineers worked full-time to combat sex trafficking

When the government seized classified-ads site Backpage, forcing it to shut down in April, it became a lot harder to find and locate potential victims of sex trafficking. While it was symbolically go

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
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