Google Supporting Non-Profits & Taking Environmental Initiatives



July 13, 2007

I've modified this article as Google has removed a few of it's pages and so I've pointed the links to the Way Back Machine. Not sure where Google's Climate Change, Public Health and Economic Development programs are now.

Hopefully Google is trying to be good rather than just trying to get good press, however there are some interesting initiatives that Google is starting to take. They have fairly recently:

It is nice to see Google is making an investment in the NGO community and taking visible leadership on some critical issues of our time. Hopefully other corporations will follow in their footsteps in this regard. I'd especially like to see comments on this post for groups that are taking advantage of the Google Adwords offer to help promote their campaigns.

About The Author

Mike Gifford is the founder of OpenConcept Consulting Inc, which he started in 1999. Since then, he has been particularly active in developing and extending open source content management systems to allow people to get closer to their content. Before starting OpenConcept, Mike had worked for a number of national NGOs including Oxfam Canada and Friends of the Earth.