Google has launched the News Equity Fund, a global commitment that provides financial support and opportunities for news or media organizations whose primary focus is serving underrepresented communities.
“Our goal is to support inclusion, empower a diverse news ecosystem, and in particular to support small and medium-sized publishers, in publishing original journalism content to underrepresented readers around the world.” 7/2022).
Registration is open until Friday, July 22, 2022 at 13:59 WIB. For the registration process, news organizations will be asked to fill out an online registration form with relevant information about the publication and the organization, as well as an explanation of how the organization will benefit from funding from Google.
By submitting an application, continued Google, the relevant news organization means that it has accepted and agreed to the Terms and Conditions of the News Equity Fund.
Subsequently, applications will be reviewed and funding will commence as of the last registration date. All registrants will receive information about registration status via e-mail.
“Only online registrations completed in English will be accepted. A form with an Indonesian translation is available, but please continue to fill in the form in English,” added Google.