Software Deadline: Ongoing

As a result of COVID-19 pandemic, the Fund for Ladies Journalists program will now not assist initiatives or skilled growth alternatives with any journey element. IWMF will give attention to supporting reporting initiatives {and professional} growth alternatives inside the following parameters, till additional discover:

·       Expose under-reported native points with essential world angles
·       Undertake collaborative, bold reporting initiatives
·       Pursue digital expertise coaching, develop experience, and strengthen careers

Selling the work and advancing the function of ladies within the information media throughout the globe is essential to transparency and a range of voices. The Howard G. Buffett Fund for Ladies Journalists, the primary funding initiative of its type, allows the IWMF to dramatically increase its assist of ladies journalists. Established with a $four million reward from the Howard G. Buffett Basis, the Fund will assist initiatives together with instructional alternatives, investigative reporting and media growth initiatives.  Ranging from January 2020, the Fund for Ladies Journalists will settle for functions on a rolling foundation. Purposes take roughly three weeks to course of.

The fund was designed to assist girls journalists by offering grantees assist to:

  • Expose under-reported however essential world points 
  • Undertake bold initiatives that problem conventional media narratives 
  • Develop field-based experience and strengthen careers 
  • Pursue coaching and management alternatives 
  • Launch entrepreneurial information initiatives or purchase the talent to take action


  • Girl-identifying journalists from wherever on this planet are eligible to use. The IWMF believes that gender doesn’t conform to at least one notion. We’re inclusive of all journalists who establish as girls, which incorporates trans girls, and non-binary individuals.
  • Skilled journalism have to be the applicant’s major occupation.
  • Candidates should have three or extra years {of professional} journalism expertise. 
  • Groups of journalists could apply, nonetheless the submission have to be from a girl journalist and her staff should embrace at the least 50% girls.

Please word: All solutions and paperwork have to be in English. As a result of excessive quantity of functions, we can’t reply questions by cellphone. Please evaluate the appliance information and continuously requested questions on our web site previous to starting this software. 

For Extra Info:

Go to the Official Webpage of the IWMF 2020 Howard G. Buffett Fund for Ladies Journalists

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