Business Grants - Women's Financial Fund
can I find listings specifically for my state?
We have a list of resources for each U.S. state - search
here for your specific state.
there special grants for those with disabilities or other special and
Yes, Women's Business Grants also has listings for specific groups,
including single mothers, minorities,
African American, Native
American, disabled and Veterans.
Click on each link for specific information or you can view our Business
Grants for Specific Diverse Groups.
have bad credit, am I still eligible?
Yes, absolutely! The grants are awarded on the quality of your business
plan, not your credit rating. However, not all business grants work
this way, so if you are applying for an outside business grant, you
will want to read the article Bad
Credit and Applying for a Business Grant.
sent in my application but haven't heard anything?
Only winners will be contacted due to the volume of applications we
do I know if you received my application?
If you wish to have verification, please mail the application through
the post office with return receipt.
missed the deadline, when can I apply again?
Please check the site often for updated deadlines. If you have donated
you will also receive e-mails when new applications are available.
Non-profits eligible for grants?
A non-profit MUST have been created by a woman, and the current President
MUST be a woman and meet all of the additional criteria to be eligible.
haven't started my business yet, so I don't have financials, how do
I answer this application question?
You must be able to project your FUTURE financials, including income
need help writing my business plan and application, can I e-mail you
We try to answer all e-mails, however we cannot help on individual applications,
it is up to you to write your business plan. If you need help with this,
BPlans.com is an excellent resource
as well as your local small business association.
is there a donation/application fee?
By requiring a donation/application fee we are able to continue to fund
grants so you have an increased chance of receiving funding for your
many grants are you awarding?
Our first and second round of grants will include 4 grants in the amounts
of $100, $500, $1000 and $5000. Additional grants will depend on the
number of applications we receive, the more applications, the more grants.
you offer grants for anything other than starting a business?
No we do not at this time.
I apply more than once?
Absolutely. Your initial donation/application fee allows you to be added
to our mailing list for when new applications are available. You can
apply once during each round of grants.
I pay the donation/application fee for someone else?
Absolutely! We love it when women help other women! Just let us know
who should be added to the mailing list, we need their name, e-mail
and mailing address.
a $5 donation to the Women's Financial Fund Now!