Google Impact Challenge 2021 competition is now open. As in each year, Google offers grants for selected NGOs, of up to EUR 2 M.
According to the announcement Google.org has recently made on the dedicated page of the project, the Google.org Impact Challenge Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) is an open call for grant applications to provide EUR 2 M in grants to support initiatives that put digital inclusion at the heart of economic recovery. Under the call ‘Let’s help bridge the digital divide in Central and Eastern Europe‘, Google.org wants to build a digital economy for everyone.
In fact, the sum to finance the projects from the Central and Eastern Europe covers the winning projects selected from 11 countries, namely: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia.
Applications are open until March 1 and the process has just started. If you are an NGO and you want to apply for a grant in this competition, you have to take into consideration the application criteria: Ambition, Feasibility, Innovation, Impact and Scalability.