Michigan

Google helps Michigan businesses move toward their goals

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$7.11 billion

of economic activity

In 2020, Google helped provide $7.11 billion of economic activity for 46,700 Michigan businesses, publishers, nonprofits, creators, and developers

486,000

Michigan businesses

More than 486,000 Michigan businesses received requests for directions, phone calls, bookings, reviews and other direct connections to their customers from Google in 2020

$9.37 million

of free advertising

In 2020, Google provided $9.37 million of free advertising to Michigan nonprofits through the Google Ad Grants program

650+

Google employees

More than 650 Michiganians 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.

$3+ million

in grants

Since 2009, Google.org has awarded over $3 million in grants to nonprofits and organizations based in Michigan

$8+ million

in charitable giving

Since 2005, our employees based in Michigan—with matching contributions from Google—have donated over $8 million in charitable giving to nonprofits

26,000+

volunteer hours

Since 2008, Google and Google employees in Michigan have served over 26,000 hours of volunteer and pro bono work with local nonprofits and organizations

Our home in the Great Lakes State

Google is proud to call Michigan home, with our offices in Ann Arbor and Detroit focused on sales and engineering

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

Sundar Pichai

CEO, Alphabet Inc.

Ann Arbor

In 2006, Google opened its first Ann Arbor office near the University of Michigan, alma mater of Google’s co-founder, Larry Page. The office relocated in 2007 and, finally, in 2017 moved to its newest location on Ann Arbor’s northside. Our Ann Arbor office primarily focuses on Google Ads and AdSense sales, and recently expanded to include YouTube teams.

Google in the community

Michigan 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 Ann Arbor—with matching contributions from Google—have donated over $5 million in charitable giving. We’ve also served over 19,000 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.

Detroit

In 2018, Google moved its Birmingham office to Midtown Detroit in The District Detroit building, linked to Little Caesars Arena. The office is an ode to Detroit culture — walls are lined with works from local artists and images of iconic cultural spots, like The Heidelberg Project and Eastern Market. Google Detroit is also the only sales office that focuses on a single industry — automotive.

Google in the community

Detroit is our home and we’re committed to playing a positive role in the communities in which we live and work. Since 2015, our employees based in Detroit—with matching contributions from Google—have donated over $718,000 in charitable giving. We’ve also served over 1,700 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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