Media giant Google has announced that Google for Nonprofits, which offers eligible organizations access to Google products that can help them solve some of the challenges that nonprofits face, has expanded to ten more states: Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana, Pakistan, Ukraine, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Malta, Cyprus, Iceland and Ecuador.
The Google products can help nonprofits deal with such challenges as finding new donors and volunteers, working more efficiently, and getting supporters to take action.
As of June 9, nonprofits in the 10 new countries will have access to digital tools to continue operations, maintain productivity and raise awareness, such as Gmail, Docs, Calendar, Drive, and Google Meet and various others.
Google for Nonprofits provides access to these products at no charge: G Suite for Nonprofits and nonprofit discounts for G Suite Business and Enterprise; Google Ad Grants; YouTube Nonprofit program and Google Maps Platform. Eligible nonprofits should nevertheless check the availability of these products in their respective countries.
Some of the benefits include unlimited email addresses at a nonprofit’s custom domain via Gmail, the use of a Google Meet video conference and its premium features, that can host up to 100 participants, use of shared drives for additional storage, a 24/7 support by phone, chat, and email. Users will also be able to access Google Docs, Sheets, Forms, and Slides from any device, with 30GB of storage space per user across Gmail and Google Drive.
Thanks to Google Ad Grants, nonprofits will be able to receive up to $10,000/month in text-based ads on Google Search to raise awareness for their nonprofit organisation.
Google for Nonprofits is available in 67 countries, receiving over 1,000 new applications each week from organizations around the world. Apart from Bosnia, other countries from the region on the list include Serbia, Romania, Croatia and Bulgaria.