IWMF’s Journalism Grants for Women of up to $2,000

IWMF’s Journalism Grants for Women of up to $2,000

Worldwide 31 Dec 2020
International Women's Media Foundation

International Women's Media Foundation

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International Women's Media Foundation is offering a grant to women-identifying journalists in dire straits - journalists who have faced significant financial hardship, lost work, were recently laid off, or who urgently need assistance to avoid severe, irreversible outcomes. This fund will provide small grants of up to $2,000 USD per request. However, special consideration will be given on a case-by-case basis to those who have greater financial need. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the IWMF is turning our attention to how we may best serve our community of women journalists  lost income and an inability to pay essential living expenses

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Be a staff or freelance woman-identifying reporter, working in any medium
  • whose primary profession is journalism (priority would be given to freelancers and journalists recently laid off);
  • Has worked full-time as a journalist within six months of applying for assistance;
  • Apply for assistance directly related to the global health crisis; 
  • And, has no other sources of income available at this time. 

Benefits:

  • Living assistance to prevent homelessness and food insecurity
  • Acute medical care and mental health services
  • Childcare 
  • Legal support 

About IWMF:

The IWMF works to unleash the power of female journalists to transform the global news media. Their fellows and grantees — both freelance and staff journalists — become experts in reporting in underserved regions, generate must-read stories, align with top outlets, and bring critical issues affecting women and others to light. They are the only organization that provides safety training, byline opportunities, and emergency support tailored to female journalists and photographers around the world.
 

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