Google has unveiled Google Impact Challenge (GIC) Nigeria 2018. This is a Google grant program designed to impact communities. It was launched yesterday in Lagos. The goal is to award grants to NGOs which are using technology to drive social impacts in Nigeria.
The search giant is committing $20 million over the next three years across Africa; Nigeria will get $6 million from that budget. The company will spread $2 million to Nigerian entities yearly.
For this year, there would be 12 winners; top four will get $250k each while eight runners up will get $125k each.
APPLY HERE. Deadline is July 4th.
Judges will determine the winners. Some of the judges include the Chief Executive Officer of Channels Media Group (John Momoh), CEO of Zinox Technologies (Leo Stan Ekeh), Kanu Nwankwo and Parminder Vir (Tony Elumelu Foundation).
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