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Minority & Women Funding

$10K winner every other month You are automatically eligible for this grant when you apply for the General Amber Grant if your company falls under one of the below categories. January - Skill Trades February - Health and Fitness March - Food and Beverage April - Sustainability May - Mental and Emotional Support June - Business Support Service July - Animal Services August - Hair Care and Skincare September - Education and Child Care October - Creative Arts November - Tech December - Fashion and Interior Designers

$10K winner each quarter! This grant priovides aid to female owned non-profit businesses in any stage of their entrepreneurial journey.

Awards several $5K grants Must be a black owned enterprise in a qualifying industry, employ 3 - 20 people including the owner, located in an economically vulnerable community, have been financially harmed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Application period between August and September, winners chosen by mid october.

Awards eleven $10K grants, mentorship, and digital tools At least one woman of color co-founder with significant equity in the company, led by high quality team with at least one full time founder, have a sustainable competitive advantage, established C-Corporations or LLC on the path to inc, ability to scale rapidly and achieve strong returns for investors within 3-5 years and have projections scalable in excess of $20 million minimum.

Awards several $10K and free legal zoom services and products Must be a black owned small business, be US based, been in operation for at least 6 months, if in business between 6 and 12 months must has at least one of the following (articles of incorporation for LLCs, S Corps, and C Corps, sole proprietorship formation, fictitious name statement or DBA, EIN registration, city, state, or federal license to do business, or relevant professional license), annual revenue less than $1 million, have a business bank account.

Awards vary, 15 winners chosen Must self identify as a black entrepreneur with a US based business, business impacted by COVID-19 and/or looting destruction, Business had been launched no later than January 1st, 2020, able to provide documentation of financial losses.

Several $10K - $5K cash grants Must identify as a black woman or black nonbinary, have legally registered business, plan to seek investor financing in order to scale now or in the future, have a scalable impact solution or idea with the ambition to be the next billion-dollar business.

$10K winner each month Female owned business small or large in any stage of development Awards 5 finalists (one wins $10K, four win $1K each)

$10K winner each quarter Female owned small business in beginning stage of development defined by having less than $10K yearly sales

Awards 500 grants of $10K each Only available to Chicago, IL (Cook County); Miami, FL (Miami-Dade and Broward Counties); Oakland, CA (City of Oakland); Seattle, WA (King and Pierce Counties); Washington, D.C. (Wards 1-8). Must be established in operation for 3 or more years, have 25 or less full time employees, at least 51% owned and operated by someone who identifies as a person of color or a woman

Awards Vary Your women-owned business is eligible for various grants once you submit an application. The organization will contact you if your application qualifies for a grant.

Awards four winners ($50K, $10K, $7.5K, $1K) Must have a black founder and at least one member of the team has to be a National Black MBA association memeber.

Federal small business association grants for private or nonprofit businesses that run by state, local, tribal governments or indian tribes interested in providing assistance and guidance to disadvantaged microentrepreneurs and/or microenterprise development organizations.

BMO for Women in Business recently presented eight $10,000 grants to women-owned businesses looking to grow their business to the next level.

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