Grant for Women Journalists from the International Women’s Media Foundation IWMF

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The International women’s media foundation IWMF encourages women journalists from all over the world to start their projects that include educational opportunities, investigative reporting, and media development initiatives. 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. 

Grant Goals:

  1. Expose under-reported but critical global issues. 
  2. Undertake ambitious projects that challenge traditional media narratives. 
  3. Develop field-based expertise and strengthen careers. 
  4. Pursue training and leadership opportunities. 
  5. Launch entrepreneurial news projects or acquire the skill to do so.

Eligibility Criteria:

  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.


The IWMF will make an annual total of $230,000 worth of grants to support women journalists in their projects and endeavors.

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United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
الإعلام والصحافة

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
المحترفون الشباب, المحترفون
تمويل كامل
Opportunity Coverage
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Required Documents
السيرة الذاتية, أخرى

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
الصحافة والإعلام
Educational Level
‏بكالوريوس ‏
Required Languages
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