Grants for journalism startups led by women
Two grant programs with deadlines later this month aim to help women launch journalism startups.
The International Women’s Media Foundation will award three grants of $20,000 each, along with coaching from leading entrepreneurs and digital news media experts (I’m one of them). The application deadline is Jan. 25. Details here: http://iwmf.org/2013grant
J-Lab, a journalism innovation center at American University in Washington, DC, will award four grants of up to $14,000 each to women-led journalism startups. The application deadline is Jan. 23. Details here: http://www.newmediawomen.org/applying/guidelines
Andrew Nachison is founder of We Media. He lives in Reston, Virginia.