Google Launches $100 million Career Certificates Fund

Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai announced a new $100 million Google Career Certificates Fund at an event with U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Alejandra Castillo and the CEOs of Social Finance, Merit America and Year Up.

Grow with Google is an online training where google teaches small businesses how to use free tools provided by Google to grow their current business. On the other hand, people can also earn certificates by mastering skillset to help other businesses.

Social Finance will provide funding to nonprofit partners like Merit America and Year Up, who in turn will provide services like career coaching, living stipends, and job placement support.

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