News organizations in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey can apply for funding.
The Google News Initiative organizes the first GNI Innovation Challenge in the region, which will support projects that drive digital innovation, focusing on reader engagement and new business models in any form.
Selected projects will receive up to US$150,000 and up to 70% of the total project cost.
Successful projects must be delivered within one year.
The deadline is Sept. 2.