Google Provides Grant Funding to Eight Nevada-Based Organizations
STOREY COUNTY/HENDERSON, Nev. – Eight Nevada-based organizations are starting 2023 with more than $177,000 in combined grant donations to expand their services thanks to Google and the annual Data Center Community Grants Program.
The Data Center Community Grants Program supports eligible organizations and initiatives that have a direct and positive impact on the immediate community surrounding a Google data center. With data centers located in Henderson County and Storey County, Nev., Google has selected the following eight organizations from their respective regions as grant recipients:
STOREY COUNTY, Nev.
“Each of these organizations exemplifies the true meaning of cultivating an intentional impact in our community,” said Kate Franko, Google’s Regional Head of Data Center Public Affairs. “As we enter a new year, Google looks forward to providing support to these eight programs that strive to make the most impact in the Silver State community every day.”
All eight organizations have a specific initiative that these grants will help fund and grow in 2023. Each grant’s allocations include the following: Funding for Baby’s Bounty will help support their Henderson, Nev. bank. diapers; Positively Arts will lead funding for their Arts in Action programme; The Southern Nevada Fitness Center will use the funds to expand their Adaptive Fitness Program; Goodwill of Southern Nevada to expand its IT Support Technician Training Sprint program; The Nevada Youth Empowerment Project will expand self-expression arts class offerings; Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful will allocate funds to their Adult and Community Education Programs; Envirolution is using the funds for Project ReCharge and the JUSTin Hope Foundation will allocate funds for their HOPE Works program.
When evaluating grant applications, Google considers various criteria including the quantitative contribution the program has made to community resources, the innovative approaches the organization has taken to have the potential for replication, and integration with other community resources with similar goals. .
Grant applicants must also have an impact in one of the following six pillars: Education, Economic Opportunity, Bridging the Digital Divide, Sustainability, Health and Science, and Arts and Culture.
For more information on the Data Center Community Grants Program or to learn how you can apply for a grant in 2023, please visit https://services.google.com/fb/forms/community-grants- US/## or contact Communitygrants @google.com
About Google in Nevada
Google has called Nevada home since 2019, with data centers in Henderson and Storey County. The company has partnered with trusted community institutions across the state to bring digital skills training, grant funding and other resources to more Nevadans. In Nevada, Grow with Google has partnered with more than 60 organizations to train more than 88,000 Nevadans in digital skills, including public libraries, chambers of commerce, community colleges and more. Google.org has awarded over $1 million in grants to Nevada-based nonprofits and organizations. Since 2014, Nevada-based Googlers – including company contributions – have donated over $409,000 in charitable giving to nonprofit organizations. Learn more about Google in Nevada at: g.co/economicimpact/nevada.