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Google Grant Application Denied

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My Google grant application for our 501 C 3 Let's Work for Good was denied. Our website is We train and hire autistic workers to make popcorn which is sold on our site. It is not clear why we were rejected and I'm not sure what to do. Here is the rejection:

Thank you for applying to the Google Ad Grants program and for submitting your AdWords account for review.  While your organization has been approved, we cannot activate your account for the reason(s) below.

Regrettably, your organization does not fall within our guidelines. For details on your country's requirements, click the "Eligibility & charity status" link shown for your country:


Any ideas?

Thanks, Steve


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Re: Google Grant Application Denied

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@Steven B

Google Ad Grants has a strict no commercial advertising policy. Your keywords, your ads and your website must all be mission based. Looking over the website that you posted I suspect this is the reason for the denial.