International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) Sponsoring Howard Buffet Fund for Women Journalist, eligible applicants can apply for the IWMF Howard Buffet Fund 2018-2019 at http://www.iwmf.org……
IWMF inviting applications for Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists, USA the first funding initiative of its kind, enables the IWMF to dramatically expand its support of women journalists, Established with a $4 million gift from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, the Fund will support projects including educational opportunities, investigative reporting and media development initiatives, Applicants who meet all the eligibility conditions can apply for the Howard Buffet Fund.
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 critical skills training and leadership opportunities
- Launch entrepreneurial news projects or acquire the skill to do so
Eligibility Criteria for IWMF Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists 2018-2019
Only women applicants are eligible to the fund, Applicant should be a full time professional practicing journalist with more than 3 years of Post Graduate Journalism experience, if applicable, teams of journalists may apply, but the team leader must be a woman journalist and the group must include at least 50 percent women.
- Contact Information and Resume/CV
- Brief Description of the project or Opportunity you are seeking funding for
- If applicable, a list of any other team members or applicants
- Description of the purpose of the proposal and the issue/problem it is designed to address
- Estimated budget and time frame
Application Process of IWMF Howard G. Buffett Fund 2018-2019 for Women Journalists
Applicants may apply for concurrently for Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories and the Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists, Applications take 6-8 weeks to process.
Application Deadline : Expected
Application registration expected deadline is January and June month of every year, for official schedule with guidelines visit official website before apply at http://www.iwmf.org/programs/howard-g-buffett-fund-for-women-journalists/