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Innovation Challenges Form

Thanks for your interest in the Google News Initiative (GNI). In order to participate in GNI programs, you must complete this application form. Your responses will be: (1) used by Google solely to assess your eligibility to participate in GNI programs; (2) retained by Google only for as long as needed to facilitate your participation in GNI programs and in no case will your responses be retained for more than 365 days; and (3) collected in accordance with the Google Privacy Policy. As a reminder to protect your privacy, please do not include any sensitive personally identifiable information in your responses.

You may request Google to update, delete, or provide you with a copy of your responses by contacting gnidata@google.com. Please allow up to 7 days for us to process your request.

For questions regarding this Innovation Challenge please contact us at eugnichallenge@google.com.

Checklist prior to start filling this application

  • Download a PDF copy of the questions for reference here.
  • Only online applications in English will be considered.
  • Check criteria, rules and eligibility here.
  • Prepare additional documentation as requested in the FAQ.
  • Please note that this GNI Innovation Challenge is primarily intended for small and medium news organizations with an editorial staff of up to 50 journalists. However, publishers employing more than journalists may be considered subject to Google’s discretion.