Washington

Google helps Washington businesses move toward their goals

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$17.29 billion

of economic activity

In 2020, Google helped provide $17.29 billion of economic activity for 52,800 Washington businesses, publishers, nonprofits, creators, and developers

398,000

Washington businesses

More than 398,000 Washington businesses received requests for directions, phone calls, bookings, reviews and other direct connections to their customers from Google in 2020

$14.84 million

of free advertising

In 2020, Google provided $14.84 million of free advertising to Washington nonprofits through the Google Ad Grants program

6,300+

Google employees

More than 6,300 Washingtonians 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.

$19+ million

in grants

Since 2009, Google.org has awarded over $19 million in grants to nonprofits and organizations based in Washington

$91+ million

in charitable giving

Since 2004, our employees based in Washington—with matching contributions from Google—have donated over $91 million in charitable giving to nonprofits

$1 million

grant to address homelessness

Since 2019, Google.org donated $1 million in grant funding to The Salvation Army to increase housing capacity at a homeless shelter in Seattle

Our home in the Evergreen State

Google is proud to call Washington home, with our Seattle and Kirkland offices spanning both sides of Lake Washington

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

Sundar Pichai

CEO, Alphabet Inc.

Kirkland

Google has called Seattle and Kirkland home for over 15 years. Washington is Google’s second largest engineering site outside of the Bay Area and we’ve grown to over 6,300 employees across our Kirkland and Seattle offices, working on major projects including: Android, Chrome, Cloud, Maps, Ads and more. There’s amazing local talent in the area and a strong spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship, which continues to attract companies, big and small to the area, and Google is proud to be a part of the growing tech ecosystem.  

We opened our first small Washington office in Kirkland in 2004, moved into our current three-building campus in 2009, and opened our fourth building in 2015.

Google in the community

Kirkland is our home and we’re committed to playing a positive role in the communities in which we live and work. Since 2004, our employees based in Kirkland—with matching contributions from Google—have donated over $37 million in charitable giving. We’ve also served over 52,000 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.

Seattle

Google has called Washington state home for over fifteen years. Washington is Google’s second largest engineering site outside of the Bay Area and we’ve grown to over 6,300 employees across our Kirkland and Seattle offices, working on major projects including: Android, Chrome, Cloud, Maps, Ads and more. There’s amazing local talent in the area and a strong spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship, which continues to attract companies, big and small to the area, and Google is proud to be a part of the growing tech ecosystem.

The Seattle sales office opened its doors in Fremont in 2006 and expanded in 2007 to include engineering teams. In the fall of 2019, we opened our new South Lake Union offices serving Cloud and several other product teams. Our expansion in South Lake Union included additional buildings and workforce expansion.

Google in the community

Seattle is our home and we’re committed to playing a positive role in the communities in which we live and work. Since 2004, our employees based in Seattle—with matching contributions from Google—have donated over $49 million in charitable giving. We’ve also served over 49,000 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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