As the coronavirus pandemic continues, Google is offering support to help mitigate one of the side-effects, the economic devastation that inevitably befell small businesses as a result of lockdown orders. CEO Sundar Pichai today announced a commitment of at least $800 million to help small and medium businesses, health organizations governments, and health workers.
Here’s what Google is offering:
$250 million in ad grants aimed at helping government health agencies and the WHO more easily disseminate information about the coronavirus.
$20 million in ad grants to NGO and community financial institutions who offer financial aid and relief funds for SMBs affected.
A $200 million investment fund that will support NGOs and financial institutions around the world to help provide small businesses with access to capital.
$340 million for Google Ads credits aimed at SMBs who have had active…