Saturday, November 10, 2007

Show Her the MONEY - Business Grants Part Two

Last week (Novmeber 1st) I posted about grants scholarships and loans for women and since then have discovered a few more.
So here is Part Two:

Golden Seeds is a New York-based angel group that “supports women entrepreneurs and investors to achieve business and financial success.” About one third of their investments are consumer-product companies, according to the WSJ.

The Stephen Bufton Memorial Education Fund (SBMEF) is the national scholarship fund of the American Business Women's Association. The fund is divided in half. One half is for outright scholarship grants; the other half is for interest free loans. It is open to Women who have completed at least two years of College (sophomore level). Membership in ABWA is not required to apply for this fund. For more information and to apply visit:

Creating Economic Opportunities for Women (C.E.O. Women) recently announced The Women Connected Venture Fund, C.E.O. Women's pioneering micro-equity grant initiative. C.E.O. Women is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating economic opportunities for low-income immigrant and refugee women through teaching English, communications and entrepreneurship skills, so they can establish successful livelihoods.

Soroptomist Clubs - (which boasts 45,000 members in the U.S.) offers scholarships on the basis of need or domestic violence or drug and alcohol abuse recovery. Local clubs handle all the scholarship applications.

Talbots Women's Scholarships can be found at:

Raise The Nation is a non-profit organization that helps women looking for a scholarship for single moms. They also have a loan repayment program for single mothers unable to repay their loans. There are requirements that need to be met: a record showing strong community service or volunteerism.

Women In Business Scholarships The scholarship award of US$5,000 given by Zonta International may be used for tuition, books or living expenses at any university, college or institution offering accredited business courses and degrees

Web of Benefit has grants too - check them out at:

If you know of any grants for women that are not listed here, be sure and let me know.

Happy Hunting!


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