Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists

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. 

The Fund for Women Journalists accepts applications on a rolling basis. Applications may take up to 6 weeks to process. Please note that applications submitted after June 30, 2022, will receive a response in September 2022.

Opportunity offered by:

International Women’s Media Foundation

NGO seeking to support women journalists and photographers. Provides funding in addition to training and networking opportunities. Open to female-identifying journalists or groups that are majority female only.
Opportunity type


Location(s) where available

All locations

Areas of focus

Women Journalists

This is a recurring opportunity