Grant Opportunities Available for Women Business Owners

This post was updated on 3/23/13.  Sources are accurate as of that date.

Source:  Woman Owned . com

Most start-ups run out money, before they run out of ideas…. Here are some funding sources specifically targeting women entrepreneurs?

Small Business Administration (Office of Women’s Business Ownership)(www.sba.gov/womeninbusiness) – The SBA is doing more than ever to help level the playing field for women entrepreneurs, who still face unique obstacles in the world of business.

Count-Me-In : Make Mine a Million(http://www.makemineamillion.org) – This is organization offers annual events and grant awards to woman owned businesses who want to grow to over one million dollars in revenue.

Grants.govwww.grants.gov) – This United States Government resource provides information on other government agencies and what grants they have available.

American Association of University Women(www.aauw.org) – This foundation is one of the largest private sources of funding for graduate women in the world

The Ada Project for Women (TAP)(http://tap.mills.edu) – Includes information on conferences, discussion groups, organizations, fellowships, grants, and notable women in computer science.

WomanOwned Grant Database and Membership(http://www.womanowned.com/features/grants-and-funding.aspx) Members can access thousands of business grants and state programs for business growth and development.  Search by state and keyword and view all the details required for successful application.

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