Updated Mar 24, 2021CLOSED

GNI Innovation Challenges- Middle East, Turkey and Africa

Offered by Google

The Google News Initiative (GNI) is our global effort to work with the news industry to help journalism thrive in the digital age. Through rounds of regional funding, the GNI Innovation Challenges will empower news innovators from around the world to demonstrate new thinking in online journalism and the development of new publishing business models. In turn, we hope to share knowledge generated from the projects with the wider industry.

The Middle East, Turkey & Africa GNI Innovation Challenge focuses on projects which increase reader engagement and/or explore new business models to build a stronger future for journalism.

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CLOSEDApr 12, 2021Deadline
Up to $150,000Amount
12 monthsDuration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
RegionAfrica and Middle East and North Africa
Focus AreasCommunications and Media
Digital Development
Digital Inclusion & Connectivity
Entrepreneurship (Economic Growth and Trade)
The Middle East, Turkey & Africa GNI Innovation Challenge is open to organizations of every size, including freelancers and sole traders, that aim to produce innovative, original journalism and to enlighten citizens with trustworthy journalistic content, whose projects focus on encouraging a more sustainable news ecosystem.

Application And Awards Process

We will consider applications written in English only. You will be asked to provide descriptions, detailed project plans and budget information in our online application form as well as accept the Middle East, Turkey & Africa GNI Innovation Challenge Application Terms and Conditions.
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