Snapshot of organizations & projects funded by Google.org

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The Hidden Genius Project

Supported a 15 month tech skills and leadership training program for black male high school students to transform their lives and communities

FUNDING BEGAN IN 2015
TOTAL FUNDING$250,000*
REGION OF IMPACTBay Area
FOCUSEconomic Opportunity

Hack the Hood

Jumpstarting tech careers for low-income youth

FUNDING BEGAN IN 2014
TOTAL FUNDING$500,000*
REGION OF IMPACTBay Area
FOCUSEconomic Opportunity

Kiva Microfunds

Backing a hyper-local crowdfunding platform that provides 0% interest loans to small business entrepreneurs in Oakland

FUNDING BEGAN IN 2015
TOTAL FUNDING$500,000
FOCUSEconomic Opportunity

Sodate-Age Net

Digital skills training for disadvantaged youth

FUNDING BEGAN IN 2015
TOTAL FUNDING$205,000*
REGION OF IMPACTJapan
FOCUSEconomic Opportunity

Tipping Point/Year Up

Closing the opportunity divide for disconnected young adults by designing a blended digital and in-person learning platform that enables Year Up to scale through community partners to reach 100x the number of current young adults directly served by the program

FUNDING BEGAN IN 2015
TOTAL FUNDING$500,000*
REGION OF IMPACTBay Area
FOCUSEconomic Opportunity

Y Generation Education

Online vocational education training and financing model to provide job skills for at-risk youth

FUNDING BEGAN IN 2015
TOTAL FUNDING$543,650*
REGION OF IMPACTFrance
FOCUSEconomic Opportunity

BUILD

Empowering high school kids through entrepreneurship

FUNDING BEGAN IN 2014
TOTAL FUNDING$250,000*
FOCUSEconomic Opportunity

Center for Employment Opportunities

Providing jobs and support for formerly incarcerated people

FUNDING BEGAN IN 2014
TOTAL FUNDING$500,000
REGION OF IMPACTBay Area
FOCUSEconomic Opportunity

JobTrain

Provide the first rung on the job ladder for people with multiple barriers to employment through launching Rendezvous Café & Catering, a new social enterprise in Redwood City providing livable wage jobs and career paths to people who have been excluded from the workforce

FUNDING BEGAN IN 2014
TOTAL FUNDING$675,000
REGION OF IMPACTBay Area
FOCUSEconomic Opportunity

MAKLab

Workshop giving young entrepreneurs access to digital manufacturing skills

FUNDING BEGAN IN 2013
TOTAL FUNDING$151,160
REGION OF IMPACTUK
FOCUSEconomic Opportunity

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*Programs similar to Streets University have been funded by Google.org for approx. $200,000 – $500,000+

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