We've compiled the most common queries about the DNI Innovation Fund. We hope they answer any questions you may have.

The Digital News Initiative (DNI) Innovation Fund’s goal is to support and stimulate innovation in digital news journalism over the next three years. Over this period, Google will make available up to EUR 150m for projects that demonstrate new thinking in the practice of digital journalism.

What is the DNI Innovation Fund? expand_more_black

The DNI Innovation Fund is an initiative to help incentivise innovation and spark new thinking in news. We have set aside €150 million, over three years, to give news organisations of all sizes the space to try new things.

Who is eligible to apply to the DNI Innovation Fund? expand_more_black

The DNI Innovation Fund is open to for-profit organisations, non-profit organisations and individuals that aim to produce original journalism and to enlighten citizens with trustworthy journalistic content. Established publishers, online-only players, news startups, publisher consortia, national or international associations, companies and individuals are all eligible to apply. Incorporated organisations must be incorporated in the EU or EFTA. Unincorporated organisations must be registered in the EU or EFTA (or, if unregistered, have their principal place of business there). Individuals must be EU or EFTA residents.

Eligible countries are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia , Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom.

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