Google helps Oregon businesses move toward their goals.

$3.69 billion

of economic activity

In 2019, Google helped provide $3.69 billion of economic activity for 24,200 Oregon businesses, publishers, nonprofits, creators, and developers


Oregon businesses

More than 244,000 Oregon businesses received requests for directions, phone calls, bookings, reviews and other direct connections to their customers from Google in 2019

$5.46 million

of free advertising

In 2019, Google provided $5.46 million of free advertising to Oregon nonprofits through the Google Ad Grants program


Google employees

More than 200 Oregonians are employed full-time by Google

Investing in local communities

As our company expands with more than 75,000 employees in the U.S., we’re committed to playing a positive role in each of the communities where we live and work.

$1.8 billion

investment in Oregon

Since The Dalles, Oregon data center was built in 2006, Google has committed more than $1.8 billion of investment in the region and state

$13+ million

in grants

Since 2009, Google.org has awarded over $13 million in grants to Oregon organizations and nonprofits

$1+ million

in charitable giving

Since 2006, our employees based in Oregon—with matching contributions from Google—have donated over $1 million in charitable giving to nonprofits

Our home in the Beaver State

Google is proud to have roots in Oregon, home to our very first data center. The Dalles is our home and we intend to keep it that way.

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

Sundar Pichai

CEO, Alphabet Inc.

The Dalles

In 2006, Google opened its very first data center complex in The Dalles, Oregon. We have since expanded our operations in The Dalles and, to date, have invested $1.8 billion in the facility as part of a long-term commitment to the region and state.

Data centers are what keep the Internet up and running. Our employees at The Dalles data center work to keep Google Search, Gmail, YouTube, and many other Google applications operational, enabling Google to provide fast and reliable services around the clock to millions of people.

Google in the Community

The Dalles 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 The Dalles—with matching contributions from Google—have donated over $480,000 in charitable giving. We’ve also served over 5,700 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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