Foundation / Corporation
02/28/18 11:59 PM
Grants to Mayes County area, Oklahoma nonprofit organizations and schools for initiatives that focus on STEM education, especially for underserved groups and girls, green initiatives and carbon reduction, access to the Internet and other technology infrastructure projects.
Specifically, focus areas include:
- Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Google places a particular focus on computer science education and STEM initiatives for underrepresented groups (including girls) in math and science professions.
- Efforts to bridge the digital divide.
- Carbon reduction or green initiatives with regional impact.
- Nonprofit organizations dedicated to strengthening the technology startup or entrepreneurial ecosystem.
- Technology infrastructure for nonprofits, cultural institutions and schools that will use technology to broaden impact and reach audiences in new ways.
When evaluating proposals, Google considers:
- Location and geographic impact in the immediate community surrounding one of Google's offices or data centers.
- Measurable and demonstrable benefit to the community—the number of persons who will benefit and at how that impact will be quantified.
- Organizational capacity that may include a track record of implementing programs.
- Integration with other community resources within the focus area, such as other nonprofits and government entities with similar goals.
- Innovative approaches that have potential for replication, if successful.
For reference only, grant recipients include:
- Boys and Girls Clubs of Green Country
- Chouteau-Mazie Leadership & Academic Support for Students
- Indian Capital Technology Center Foundation Inc.
- Pryor Area Foundation
- Pryor Academic Excellence Foundation
- Oklahoma State University
- Pryor Public Schools
- Locust Grove Schools
- Safenet Services
- Thunderbird Youth Academy
- Adair Public Schools
- Chouteau Mazie Public Schools
- Bernita Hughes Elementary
- Salina Public Schools
- Boy Scouts of America Troop 83
- Learn To Code, Inc.
- Philbrook Museum of Art
GrantWatch ID#: 177601
Eligible applicants include nonprofits and schools.
Geographic Focus: The Data Center Community Grants Program supports initiatives that directly impact in the immediate community surrounding a Google data center. The Oklahoma Google Data Center is located in Mayes County (https://www.google.com/about/datacenters/inside/locations/mayes-county/).
Applications will be accepted from January 15 through February 28, 2018. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM.
About the Mayes Data Center:
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
USA: Oklahoma: Mayes County