Google provides $23M for nonprofit tech innovators, with Global Impact Awards

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Google launched Global Impact Awards to support organizations using technology and innovative approaches to tackle some of the toughest human challenges. From real-time sensors that monitor clean water to DNA bar-coding that stops wildlife trafficking, the 1st round of awards provides $23M to seven organizations changing the world.

The 7 organization receiving the awards are charity: water ($5M), The Smithsonian Institution’s Consortium for the Barcode of Life ($3M), ($5M), Equal Opportunity Schools ($1.8M), Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media ($1.2M), GiveDirectly ($2.4M), World Wildlife Fund ($5M)

More information on each of the projects is available here.