Publishers and journalists across the Asia-Pacific region can submit proposals for projects to participate in this initiative.
The Google News Initiative (GNI) will fund projects that inject new ideas into the news industry.
Project proposals must focus on increasing revenue from readers, including subscriptions, membership programs, contributions and/or new digital products and services.
A panel of Googlers and other tech industry executives will review the submissions and fund selected projects up to US$300,000 and finance up to 70 percent of the total project cost.
The deadline is Jan. 9, 2019.