Google Unveils $25 Million in Grants to Empower Women and Girls
Google has announced a range of programs as well as grants worth $25 million to fund works of nonprofits and social enterprises that are committed to empower women and girls. On International Women’s Day, Google announced a new “Impact Challenge”. The program aims at addressing systemic barriers and inequities so that women have access to economic equality, opportunity to build financial independence and pursue entrepreneurism
Google Unveils $25 Million in Grants Aimed at Empowering Women and Girls
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According to Google:
“The Google.org Impact Challenge for Women and Girls commits $25 million to fund organizations creating pathways to prosperity for women and girls. This is an open call for applications, and selected charitable initiatives will receive up to $2 million, as well as opportunities for mentorship and additional support from Google.”
Jacqueline Fuller, President of Google.org, further added at the Internet Women’s Day that:
“Whatever these teams need, we are going to be alongside them and help carry out their vision.”
The company said it will accept applications from teams worldwide until April 9.
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So, if you are working on an innovative project that supports women and girls, or have a bold idea that will transform economic opportunities for women and girls, then you can get benefit from this program.
To apply for this challenge, Click Here