DEADLINE: ROLLING — The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for the Howard G. Buffett Fund to support women journalists.
The Howard G. Buffett Fund for women journalists is the first funding initiative of its kind that enables the IWMF to expand its support of women journalists around the world.
The average grant size is 10,000 USD.
Fund will support projects including educational opportunities, investigative reporting and media development initiatives.
The Fund for Women Journalists will prioritize projects pitched around underreported stories of global importance.
Woman-identifying journalists from anywhere in the world are eligible to apply. All answers and documents must be in English.
Interested applicants must have a minimum of three years of professional journalism experience.
Teams of journalists may apply, however, the submission must be from a woman journalist and her team must include at least 50% women.
Reporting projects include journalistic work in any media format, including but not limited to print, digital, video, photography and new media.
Applicants are encouraged to consider a one-year timeline or less for completion and publication of their project.
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