Women who are having a hard time with their finances can get help. There are several agencies and organizations that are committed to supporting women in starting their own home-based businesses or accessing a list of 35 grants to help them start their own businesses.

Grants of $6,000 to programs that address issues related to the safety, health, and wellness of underprivileged women and/or children. Funded organizations must be able to prove that eighty percent or more of the clients who benefit from the grant will be women and/or children from the local city or county area in which the grant has been issued.

In order to be considered for this grant, an organization must:

– Be a certified 501(c)(3) nonprofit; an Internal Revenue Service “Letter of Determination” must be available for submission/review. Canadian organizations must be registered with the Canadian Revenue Agency and be able to provide a letter of registration for review.
– Have been in existence for over three years, with an annual budget of over $25,000 and under $1 million and not be a part of a national organization.
– Not be affiliated with a national organization.
– Have submitted Internal Revenue Service Form 990 for two consecutive years and be able to submit an interim financial statement representing data as recent as the last 90 days.

Funded organizations may not have a partisan, religious, or political agenda.

Applications are being accepted from March 1 – March 31, 2021.

Grant seekers are invited to apply directly online, but will only be considered if they operate in a region where there is an active chapter of eWomenNetwork that is issuing a Grant.

In order to be considered for this grant, an organization must send a representative to Dallas to receive the grant award in person and participate in a Grants Program in conjunction with the eWomenNetwork annual Conference.

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source’s website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

If you need any further information, please send an email to Foundation@eWomenNetwork.com.