Google gives grants of up to $10,000 per month in free AdWords marketing to eligible nonprofit organizations.
Is Google Grants for Us?
If you’re a non-profit organization in the US with current 501 (c)(3) status with the IRS then the answer is yes. Also, agencies must have less than 50% earned income that is included on the IRS form 990 tax return as “Program Service Revenue”.
What are the Requirements?
To take advantage of the grant, the below must be present;
How Can We Apply?
When the non-profit organization meets the eligibility requirements set by Google, one can easily apply for Google Grants. Keep in mind that Google is unable to provide specific feedback regarding applications.
Simply follow the steps listed below:
Step 1 – Review the Google Grants website and information to see if Google Grants if for you and your organization.
Step 2 – Complete an application form online.
In the application you will be asked to provide sample keywords, ad copy, and a brief statement about how your organization will benefit from participating in the Google Grants program.
It is helpful to know the primary goals of your nonprofit, such as promoting events, recruiting volunteers, and donations.
Once your application is submitted, the Google Grants committee comprised of Google employees reviews your application and approves or denies your application. They will confirm that your agency meets the eligibility requirements and review your website.
Google’s grant program represents such a terrific opportunity for non-profit organizations its wholly worth giving a try
Information retrieved from: http://www.google.com/grants/