Social Impact Profile ™

Areas of Impact:
Advocacy & Human Rights,Children & Youth,Community Development,Computers & Technology,Education,International ,Women's Issues

Giving back is part of our corporate DNA. In 2011, we provided $115 million in grants and more than $1 billion of in-kind support to nonprofits and academic institutions. Google employees also contributed 40,000 paid volunteer hours helping organizations around the world.


    Google Gives Back

    At Google, philanthropy is a core value. This year we gave more than $100 million to various organizations around the world -- including $40 million in grants that celebrate the giving season by supporting four causes that we consider particularly important: science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education; girls' education; empowerment through technology; and fighting human trafficking and modern-day Read More


    Explore Mandela’s archives online

    Last year we announced a $1.25 million grant to the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory to help preserve and digitize thousands of archival documents, photographs and videos about Nelson Mandela. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory (NMCM) is committed to documenting the life and times of one of the world's greatest statesmen and spreading his story to promote social justice throughout the world. Today, the Mandela archive has become a reality. Along with historians, educationalists, researchers, activists and Read More