Google to give $1 billion to nonprofits and help Americans get jobs in the new economy

October 12, 2017

Google will invest $1 billion over the next five years in nonprofit organizations helping people adjust to the changing nature of work, the largest philanthropic pledge https://grow.google/ to date from the Internet giant.

The announcement of the national digital skills initiative, made by Google CEO Sundar Pichai in Pittsburgh, Pa. Thursday, is a tacit acknowledgment from one of the world's most valuable companies that it bears some responsibility for rapid advances in technology that are radically reshaping industries and eliminating jobs in the U.S. and around the world.

Jessica Guynn, USA TODAY

https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2017/10/12/google-give-1-billion-nonprofits-help-americans-get-jobs-new-economy/756703001/

Sundar's keynote address launching the initiative - https://blog.google/topics/causes-community/opportunity-for-everyone/