10 Tech Companies Donate Over $1.4 Billion to Fight Covid-19

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Ten leading tech companies have pledged to donate a significant amount of funds to help contain the novel Coronavirus. Data gathered by Learnbonds.com indicates that the companies have offered at least $1.4 billion towards mitigating the virus.

Top on the list is California based Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) that has donated about $800 million that will be used to support businesses, organizations and healthcare workers as part of its coronavirus response that also includes free advertising on its various platforms. Cisco has also pledged about $225 million towards the course. On the other hand, social networking giant Facebook has donated $120 million while the Dell Foundation has pledged $100 million.

 

 

 

Streaming service provider Netflix has set aside $115 million for the creative community as a coronavirus relief fund. Other notable donations to fight the COVID-19 pandemic have come from Amazon ($32 million), Samsung ($29 million), Apple ($15 million), Microsoft ($1 Million) and Twitter ($1 million).

Leading tech companies' donations towards Coronavirus (COVID-19) 2020

Details: Worldwide; Foundation Center; April 2020; Selected technology companies

Sources: Dell blog, Cnet, TechCrunch; GeekWire; The Chronicle of Philanthropy; Amazon; Fortune; 

Newsweek Daily Beast Company; Tubefilter; CNN 

Source: Learnbonds

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