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International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) — Reporting Grants for Women Journalists (Howard G. Buffett Fund)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 11, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on September 4, 2019
International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) logo
International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) logo

The Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists:
- the first funding initiative of its kind, enables the IWMF to dramatically expand its support of women journalists
- 2019 / Round 2 seeks to promote the work and advance the role of women in the news media across the globe.

The grant is intended to give women journalists the opportunity to pursue international stories of importance through gender-sensitive coverage of underreported topics (this may include various focus areas: women in agriculture, or stories about and by female conservationists).

The average grant size is US$10 thousand.

1. Woman-identifying journalists from anywhere in the world are eligible to apply
2. Professional journalism must be the applicant’s primary profession
3. Applicants must have three or more years of professional journalism experience
4. Teams of journalists may apply, however the submission must be from a woman journalist and her team must include at least 50% women.

Utilize This Offer

Promoting the work and advancing the role of women in the news media across the globe is critical to transparency and a diversity of voices.

All answers and documents must be in English

Next application deadline is September 5th, 2019 11:59 pm EST

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.

Jill Langhus
Aug 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2019

Thanks, Ana.