|Philanthropy Google’s Way: Not the Usual|
|Topic||Ethics and Social Responsibility|
|Key Words||Philanthropy, for-profit status|
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Google’s founders have set up a new kind of philanthropy and given it $1 billion in seed money. Unlike most charities, Google’s venture will be for-profit, and will be allowed to fund start-up companies, form partnerships with venture capitalists and even lobby congress. Its mission will be to tackle poverty, global warming, and disease.
|Source||“Philanthropy Google’s Way: Not the Usual,” The New York Times, September 14, 2006, pNA.|
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