Applications open for Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists

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DEADLINE: ROLLING — The  International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) invites women journalists to apply for the Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists (FWJ).

The fund for women journalists supports journalists and journalism projects, such as professional development opportunities, investigative reporting and media development initiatives led by women and nonbinary people.

The Fund was designed to help women journalists by providing grantees support to: Expose under-reported but critical global issues; Undertake ambitious projects that challenge traditional media narratives; Develop field-based expertise and strengthen careers; Pursue training and leadership opportunities; and Launch entrepreneurial news projects or acquire the skill to do so.

Journalists of all nationalities can apply, and they must have at least one year of professional journalism experience, with a track record of publishing in non-student outlets.

Applications for FWJ are accepted on a rolling basis.

APPLY HERE

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Howard G. Buffett Fund for female journalists

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