My Career Toolkit: Entrepreneurship and Business Grants

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Note: Catalyst does not provide grant support.

Business Grants
  • Amber Grants for Women: Amber Grants award a qualifying grant of $500 each month and an additional $1000 grant to one of those recipients every 12 months. Includes tips on finding a small business grant.
  • American Association of University Women (AAUW): Grants and fellowships for women pursuing graduate or postdoctoral studies, as well as for community action and international projects related to education and equality for women and girls.
  • Eileen Fisher Women-Owned Business Grant: Grant program for women-owned and women-led businesses, awarding up to 10 recipients per year. The site covers eligibility requirements, selection criteria, application information, and a list of past recipients.
  • Foundation Center: Information source for philanthropy, fundraising, and grant programs. Maintains basic knowledge guides, a directory and guides for finding foundations, and training for improving fundraising skills.
  • US government-produced database of grant opportunities, including resources for learning about and applying for grants.
  • U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA): InnovateHER Challenge: Annual competition for entrepreneurs with products and services that have a measurable impact on women and families. The site covers information about the challenge, how to compete, and a summit for women entrepreneurs.

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