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Google is pledging  over $800 million in grants including $340 M in Google ads credits for SMBs

There might getting free ad credit from Google applied to your account.

Sundar Pichai the CEO of Google and Alphabet has pleaded over 800 M dollars to support small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), health organisations and governments, and health workers on the front-line of this global pandemic. 

It has currently be broken down into the following:

Google Ads Credits

$340 million in Google Ads credits available to all SMBs with active accounts over the past year.  Credits should start appearing in eligible accounts and can be used at any point until the end of 2020

Google Investment Fund

A $200 million investment fund that will support non government organisations  and financial institutions around the world to help provide small businesses with access to capital. 

Who Ads Grants

$250 million in ad grants to help the World Health Organization (WHO) and more than 100 government agencies globally provide critical information on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other measures to help local communities

We are unlikely to find out if this update has happened until Google formally announces it. You could say it’s not the best time to release an update that throws websites off for a couple of days. So be sure to keep an eye on your organic rankings and web analytics.