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Can churches qualify for Google Ad Grants?

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@RobertCoats

 

Hi , we do have some concern. The church doesn't enroll any homosexual as church member. Would it be considered a violation of Google policy?

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Can churches qualify for Google Ad Grants? Certainly they can and there are MANY churches in the Google for Nonprofits and Google Ad Grants programs. With that said, not all churches qualify because not all churches certify that:

  • Their organization does not discriminate on any unlawful basis in either hiring/employment practices or in the administration of programs and services.
  • Their organization does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in hiring/employment practices.

So if your church discriminates on the basis of sexual orientation (even if it is your right to do so as a church) then I am afraid it would not meet Google's eligibility guidelines.

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@Kingdom G

Can churches qualify for Google Ad Grants? Certainly they can and there are MANY churches in the Google for Nonprofits and Google Ad Grants programs. With that said, not all churches qualify because not all churches certify that:

  • Their organization does not discriminate on any unlawful basis in either hiring/employment practices or in the administration of programs and services.
  • Their organization does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in hiring/employment practices.

So if your church discriminates on the basis of sexual orientation (even if it is your right to do so as a church) then I am afraid it would not meet Google's eligibility guidelines.

Can churches qualify for Google Ad Grants?

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@RobertCoats

 

I mean we have qualification for being a believer in our church. Will admitting the membership and their practice in the church be considered as hiring/employment relationship? Thanks!

 

Can churches qualify for Google Ad Grants?

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Not allowing someone in your church membership based on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity would fall under the section of "administration of programs and services."