Raise awareness about your cause with Google’s mapping technologies. Google Earth Outreach supports non-profit organizations with software grants for Pro and Premier versions of our mapping products. Eligible non-profits can apply for a grant of Google Earth Pro, Google SketchUp Pro and Maps API Premier.
Many organizations raise awareness about their cause and improve operations with the free versions of Google Maps, Google Earth and Google SketchUp. Learn how to get started with our tutorials.
All organizations must be able to provide proof of charitable tax-exempt status and meet our Policy Guidelines.
In the United States - If after exploring the free products, you still believe your organization would benefit from the advanced features of our products, you should apply to the Google for Nonprofits program by clicking on the "Apply Now" button. If accepted into the program, you will qualify to enroll for Google Earth Pro, Google SketchUp Pro and Google Maps API Premier grants programs. You'll be asked to fill out specific product enrollment forms for each different product.There will be another waiting period (up to 2 months) while your Earth or Maps grant request is being reviewed.
Other countries/regions - We are currently accepting applications from eligible charitable organizations based in:form. Due to the volume of requests we receive, we can’t reply to all requests. We will contact you if we think we’ll be able to make an exception for your use case.
As a part of Google Earth Outreach, we grant Google Earth Pro licenses to qualifying organizations who demonstrate a need for the advanced features of Google Earth Pro. The free version of Google Earth has most of the features that non-profits need to create Google Earth layers. Compare Products.
The advanced features of Google Earth Pro include:
If you do not need the above features, the free version of Google Earth will suit your needs. Download Google Earth at earth.google.com
If you need several licenses of Google Earth Pro for your organization, we prefer that each individual applies for Google Earth Pro separately. However, if a site license makes more sense for your organization, please apply via this form. A site license will allow multiple users to log in with the same login and username credentials simultaneously.
If you need to renew your Google Earth Pro grant, please fill out this form.
If you are not eligible for our grants program because we haven’t launched in your country yet (or for another reason), please fill out this form. Note that due to the volume of requests we receive, we can only reply to you if we’re able to make an exception for your specific needs.
Google SketchUp is free software that can be used to create, share and present 3-D models.
Try the free version of SketchUp. Download
Download free 3D models from the SketchUp 3D Warehouse.
Advanced non-profit users of SketchUp can apply for a Google SketchUp Pro grant. SketchUp Pro includes all the intuitive modeling features of the free version of SketchUp, plus exporters for a long list of 2D and 3D vector file formats. Also, generate tabular reports based on the entities in your models. SketchUp Pro also includes LayOut for flexible 2D presentations. Make smarter models with Dynamic Components. Create your own styles using the Style Builder.
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If you'd like to renew your SketchUp Pro grant, please fill out this form.
Most websites use the free Maps API. Get started using the free Google Maps API.
Google Maps API Premier offers:
If your site needs increased geocoding limits, set up client-side geocoding (instead of server-side geocoding). This FAQ article explains how to increase geocoding limits using the free API. If your organization would like to display a map with increases geocoding limits and you already have set up client-side geocoding or you have to use server-side geocoding, Maps API Premier may be the right solution.
If you need to renew your Google Maps API Premier grant, please fill out this form.