Grants and Loans for Women

Grants and Loans for Women Entrepreneurs

funding, money, resources

Small Business Administration

Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small businesses and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.

Comcast Rise - Deadline: October 14, 2022

Representation, Investment, Strength and Empowerment. These are the cornerstones of Comcast RISE, a multi-year commitment to provide grants, marketing, creative, media, and technology services to small businesses owned by people of color including Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Asian American among others or women.


Speak From The Heart: Applying for the Amber Grant is easy. Don’t try to “sound corporate.” Past grant winners are women who have simply shared from the heart. Our judges are looking for passion as well as business smarts. Note: Your Application Will Be Applied Toward All Our Grants

Upskilling, funded by AARP Foundation (2022 Cycle) - Deadline November 30, 2022

Accepting Applications Now! For small businesses that intend to train and upskill low-wage workers age 50+, this grant program will reimburse employers up to $2,000-$2,500 per employee for training,

Golden Seeds

Golden Seeds has been funding and mentoring women-led companies since 2005. Since that time, Golden Seeds has become recognized for its ardent belief in the potential of women entrepreneurs. If you aren’t sure that you are ready to apply, consider attending Golden Seeds Office Hours or Information Sessions. They offer the opportunity to meet members and learn the basics about seeking funding.

The Patrina Foundation

In 2020, The Patrina Foundation supported more than 40 organizations, which changed the trajectory of the lives of their clients. Due to COVID-19, our application process has changed. Please contact our Executive Director about submitting a grant application.


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At 37 Angels, we are committed to: Education: Our goal is to shed light on the black box of startup investing for investors and founders through education. Transparency: 37 Angels has a process that’s built around clear and open communication for both founders and funders. Empathy: Many of our members are former entrepreneurs who understand the highs and lows of business-building.