Google offers News Equity Fund for newsrooms [Worldwide]

Posted on Jul 7, 2022 in Media Sustainability

Small and medium-sized news organizations around the world can apply for funding.

Google News Initiative launches the News Equity Fund, a global commitment to provide financial support and opportunities to news organizations that primarily serve underrepresented communities.

The News Equity Fund is open to independent newsrooms employing between one to 50 full-time journalists.

Eligible applicants may include for-profit or nonprofit traditional news organizations, digital natives, newsletters, podcasts, radio and/or TV broadcasters, and trade press associations whose members cover underrepresented groups.

Funding amounts will vary depending on the size of the newsroom and number of eligible applications received.

The application deadline is July 21.