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.
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. 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.
Funding rounds will open for applications in January and June of each year; applications take 6-8 weeks to process. Applicants may apply for concurrently for Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories and the Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists.
“This Fund will give outstanding women journalists the ability to turn their reporting ambitions into reality.”
– Howard G. Buffett
The IWMF is proud to announce the first group of 2016 grantees for Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists. Fifteen women journalists were selected from a strong pool of 400 applicants representing media projects based in over 95 countries.Read More