$270 million

Since 2011, Google has donated a total of $270 million in charitable giving to nonprofits and schools in California.

$31 million

Since 2005, Google has awarded more than $31 million in Ph.D. fellowships and Faculty Research Awards to California universities through Research at Google.

Our Los Angeles teams represent one of Google's largest engineering presences outside of Mountain View, with Googlers sitting in our three campuses across the city in Beverly Hills, Playa Vista, and Venice.

Los Angeles-based computer scientists, product managers, and engineers have worked on major products at Google, including Android, ChromeOS, YouTube, Ads, VR, Apps, Machine Intelligence, and Photos, to name a few.

Our Los Angeles office partnered with Heal the Bay for a beach clean-up, where we scooped up 128.5 lbs of trash and more than 2,700 cigarette butts off Venice beach with other tech companies.

Google in the community

We’re committed to playing a positive role in each of the communities in which we live and work. Since 2011, we’ve awarded $270 million in grants and employee-matched giving to California nonprofits and schools in areas that we’re passionate about including science and technology education, economic opportunity, and access to the Internet.

Google L.A.'s tech outreach team partnered with others at the L.A. Regional Food Bank. In conjunction with others, we assembled over 1,100 meals for families across the Southland

Google for education

We believe that every student and every educator, in every classroom, deserves the tools and skills that set them up for success in building the future they want for themselves. That’s why we’re committed to supporting students, partnering with educators, building products, and making impactful investments that help enhance and expand education through technology.

Because the importance of, and real world demand for, digital skills is only increasing, every student from grade school through grad school should have the opportunity to explore computer science and engineering. Whether or not they choose to pursue it, they should have the chance to be the creators—not just the consumers—of technology.

We work to positively impact the world through our products, programs, people, and philanthropy. Our local support for education efforts includes: 

  • Awarding scholarships to aspiring computer scientists from underrepresented groups—in 2017 to twelve students to attend California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo, Harvey Mudd College, Loyola Marymount University, Mills College, Minerva Schools at KGI, Stanford University, and University of California - Davis, Merced, and San Diego. 
  • More than $31 million in Ph.D. fellowships and Faculty Research Awards to California universities since 2005 through Research at Google.

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