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"Google also established the Google Foundation in 2005, which is a separate 501(c)(3) private foundation. The Google Foundation is managed by and supports our mission and core initiatives as one of our sources of funds for grant making. As of May 2008, has committed over $85 million in grants and investments to further our five initiatives." [2]




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