About Grow with Google

“ We believe in leveling the playing field for everyone. The Internet is one of the world’s most powerful equalizers, and we see it as our job to make it available to as many people as possible.”

– Sundar Pichai, Founders’ Letter 2016

We are always inspired to see what people do when they have access to technology. We know that people are changing the world through their own creativity and passion and that sometimes technology lends a hand. So we wanted to do our part to make sure that technology brings opportunity to everyone.

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That is why we created Grow with Google.

Grow with Google is an initiative that draws on our 20-year history of building products, platforms, and services that help people and businesses grow. Through Grow with Google, we aim to help everyone across America – those who make up the workforce of today and the students who will drive the workforce of tomorrow – access the best of Google’s training and tools to grow their skills, careers, and businesses.

  • Students and teachers can learn how to put the latest technology to work inside and outside of the classroom.
  • Small business owners can build their online presence and find new customers.
  • Job seekers can grow their skills in order to find new jobs and advance their careers.
  • Startups can learn how to get their ideas the exposure they need to succeed.
  • Developers can sharpen their current skills and master new ones.


Across the U.S., Google’s search and advertising tools helped provide $283B of economic activity in 2017

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Tools and training for everyone

Making tools and training easily accessible online for free is just one part of Grow with Google. We’re also bringing workshops, in-person training, and one-on-one coaching to cities and towns across America, in partnership with community groups and local leaders.

Working with community partners

We’re also proud to support nonprofits that are working hard to ensure more Americans have the skills they need to succeed in an increasingly digital economy. Helping our partners and grantees achieve their missions is vital to us achieving ours. We support nonprofits through the Grow with Google Partner Program as well as with philanthropy through Google.org.

Partner Program

Working together, we help create economic opportunities for the people in the communities you touch. We do that by providing free resources your organization can use to teach people digital skills that can help them careers and businesses. As a partner you’ll receive, at no cost, program materials, training and a dedicated support team. We work with partners of all sizes from anywhere in the United States. If you’re interested in learning more, please visit our partner page here.


Through Google.org, Google’s philanthropic arm, we’ve also made grants to several organizations, helping them extend their impact. Organizations like Goodwill, the largest workforce development organization in the United States, which will use a $10 million grant from Google.org to enable 1.2 million people to expand their skills and career opportunities. And 4-H, the nation’s largest youth development organization, is using a $1.5 million grant from Google.org to give students the opportunity to grow future skills through hands-on computer science activities and launch a new career pathway program. We’re providing a $7 million grant to Digital Promise to fund the Dynamic Learning Project – a new pilot that’s bringing embedded coaching and technology to teachers at 50 underserved middle schools. And USO, which supports 4.9 million service members and their families, received a $2.5 million dollar grant from Google.org to provide training and career guidance in IT support.

We hope that by making our resources available to everyone online, by bringing hands-on training into communities across the country, and by supporting organizations working to expand access to digital tools and training, we can help all Americans grow their skills, their opportunities, and their futures.

Recent Announcements

June 25, 2018

Google’s IT Support Professional Certificate enrolls in community college

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June 15, 2018

A father-son business is creating jobs, and spreading happiness, through socks

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May 31, 2018

The web is working for American businesses: stories of economic impact across the U.S.

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May 17, 2018

Meet Sara Blevins: mom, Tennessean, and developer

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May 11, 2018

Digital tools are the cherry on top of a local ice cream business

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May 2, 2018

Turning passions—from beer to baked goods—into businesses

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May 1, 2018

My Path to Google: Alex Grant, Partner Operations Manager for Google My Business

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April 30, 2018

A #SmallThanks makes a big difference this National Small Business Week

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April 24, 2018

Searching for new solutions to the evolving jobs market

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April 24, 2018

Making it work: Google and Walmart fund innovators in workforce development

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March 30, 2018

Local entrepreneurs create new opportunities in Kentucky

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March 14, 2018

The She Word: how Emily Hanley shares her passion for computer science

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March 13, 2018

Grow with Google comes to Lansing

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February 21, 2018

Making an Impact in Pittsburgh

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February 16, 2018

New and expanding locations across America

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January 16, 2018

A new pathway to roles in IT Support

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December 8, 2017

All things are possible: Grow with Google and Google.org Impact Challenge come to OKC

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November 29, 2017

Tackling the "homework gap" with the National AfterSchool Association

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November 13, 2017

Indianapolis revs up with Grow with Google

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November 7, 2017

Pittsburgh steps up to the challenge

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October 12, 2017

Opportunity for everyone

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August 11, 2017

Helping 4-H equip students with skills they’ll need for the future

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July 27, 2017

The Dynamic Learning Project: helping deliver on the promise of tech in the classroom

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July 26, 2017

Helping prepare for the future of work

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June 23, 2017

Libraries across the U.S. are Ready to Code

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March 7, 2017

Helping libraries get youth excited about computer science

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