Google helps Massachusetts businesses move toward their goals

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$17.4 billion

of economic activity

In 2020, Google helped provide $17.4 billion of economic activity for 45,100 Massachusetts businesses, publishers, nonprofits, creators, and developers


Massachusetts businesses

More than 390,000 Massachusetts businesses received requests for directions, phone calls, bookings, reviews and other direct connections to their customers from Google in 2020

$22.27 million

of free advertising

In 2020, Google provided $22.27 million of free advertising to Massachusetts nonprofits through the Google Ad Grants program


Google employees

More than 1,900 Bay Staters are employed full-time by Google

Investing in local communities

As our company expands with more than 84,000 employees in the U.S., we’re committed to playing a positive role in each of the communities where we live and work.

$56+ million

in grants

Since 2007, Google has awarded over $56 million in grants to nonprofits and organizations based in Massachusetts

$45+ million

in charitable giving

Since 2004, our employees based in Massachusetts—with matching contributions from Google—have donated over $45 million in charitable giving to nonprofits

$1 million

for low-income families

Google invested $1 million to help 400 low-income Cambridge and Boston families out of poverty with the Family Independence Initiative and Department of Transitional Assistance

Our home in the Bay State

Google is proud to call Massachusetts home, with our Cambridge office situated in the heart of Greater Boston’s technology and life sciences community

“At Google, we are technology optimists. Not because we believe in technology, but because we believe in people.”

Sundar Pichai

CEO, Alphabet Inc.


Our Cambridge office has employees working across more than 30 teams, including our Global Business Organization (sales) and many different engineering and product areas. Some of the teams in Cambridge include Google Cloud, Flights & Hotels, Search & Assistant, networking infrastructure, Android, YouTube, and Chrome. We also have employees working on research in areas of machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Google in the community

Cambridge is our home and we’re committed to playing a positive role in the communities in which we live and work. Since 2006, our employees based in Cambridge—with matching contributions from Google—have donated over $43 million in charitable giving. We’ve also served over 38,000 hours of volunteer and pro bono work with nonprofits and schools in areas we’re passionate about, including STEM education, economic opportunity, and access to the Internet.

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