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Applications open for $15 million Meta Australian News Fund

Applications are now open for the second year of the $15 million Meta Australian News Fund, providing an opportunity for media organisations and independent journalists to innovate and create self-sustaining business models.

The Digital Innovation Fund will allocate up to $2.5 million – in grants of up to $250,000 – to help newsrooms invest in projects that support the sustainability of their business. 

 

Pagemasters Publish has several packages available for those hoping to secure funds, combining an Australian-owned CMS with slick website designs built specifically for news and magazine publishers.

 

We can also tailor a package to suit your business. If you would like to know more about how we can help you apply for a grant so you can build your digital publication, book a time to chat.

 

Applications close at 5pm AEDT on October 7, 2022. 

 

 

VITA PACKAGE  |  $5000
Establish or enhance your digital presence with a new website and a powerful yet easy-to-use content management system 

 

A brand-new website on the modern Vita design, plus:

  • A powerful, user-friendly CMS
  • Personalised staff training
  • 12 months of hosting, maintenance and support
  • Plus your choice of:
    • a WordPress content migration, or
    • a digital media assets pack 

 

VITA-PLUS PACKAGE  |  $7500

Launch a new website with your choice of premium front-end add-on

 

A brand-new website on the modern Vita design, plus:

  • A powerful, user-friendly CMS
  • WordPress content migration
  • Branded media kit and social cards
  • Personalised staff training
  • 12 months of hosting, maintenance and support
  • Plus your choice of:
    • Event calendar and submission form, or
    • Feature-rich property pages

 

PREMIUM STARTER PACKAGE  |  $15,000 
Power your Publish site with a full suite of revenue-raising features

 

A brand-new website on your choice of premium theme design, plus:

  • A powerful, user-friendly CMS
  • Event calendar 
  • Event submission form for subscribers 
  • Feature-rich property pages
  • Listings module for a business directory or classifieds 
  • WordPress content migration
  • User migration
  • Branded media kit and social cards
  • Personalised staff training
  • 12 months of hosting, maintenance and support

 

ENTERPRISE  |  Let’s talk

Are you looking to launch multiple websites, add to your existing Publish network or diversify your offering? We’re here to help!

 

Click here to get in touch. 

 

Meta fund application announcement  |  Fund application information

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