Google unveils AI for Social Good program to encourage do-gooder projects

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And we wanna do even more to support non profit, and other innovators who have great ideas on how AI can help them achieve their mission. So that's why i am really excited to announce the Google AI impact challenge. It's an open call for social innovators around the world to submit their ideas of how they would use AI to help address societal challenges. Google.org is gonna award up to $25 million to help transform the best ideas into action. In addition to the funding we're gonna provide each grantee with coaching from Google's AI experts. They're all also get cloud credit and consulting from Google Cloud. The grantees are gonna join a launchpad accelerator cohort and we're gonna sit down with each of the teams and tailor additional support for each project in collaboration with the data science non profit, DataKind So applications just opened today and you can learn more on the Google AI website. We've also posted a guide of educational resources that organizations can use to even just get started on AI. And we're going to be hosting session around the world to provide hands on training and advice. And we need your help. Please share this news and help us find great organizations from around world who are committed to advancing social good. We plan to announce the grantees next year at Google IO, and we can't wait to meet them. So today you heard how AI can help us revisit problems that were previously seen as unsolvable. We're optimistic that AI can accelerate research and engineering efforts to tackle the world's biggest humanitarian environmental social challenges around the world. And we wanna work together with organizations and developers globally. You're gonna hear more about our AI for Social Good efforts in the months to come

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