Grants & Funding

How I Got That Grant: IWMF’s Fund for Women Journalists Grant

August 13, 2018

By David Walker

© Julia Rendleman

Julia Rendleman wanted to show addiction from “the point of view of people who were suffering from dependency, specifically women.” Here, Anne Fly hugs her 6-month-old grandson, Robbie, who has been in and out of various homes while his parents cope with addiction.

Since 2015, the International Women’s Media Foundation has been awarding two dozen grants per year, averaging nearly $10,000 each, to women journalists working in all media. Awarded in two rounds each year (spring and fall), the grants are supported by the Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists. “I like to say it’s a fund for anything and everything under...

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