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Micro-grants for Women Entrepreneurs or Women-led Businesses in Canada - The Women Founders Fund

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 15, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on September 14, 2019
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Startup Canada and OnDeck Canada (formerly Evolocity Financial Group) have joined forces to invest in women-led companies in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) through the creation of a platform which provides micro-grants to women entrepreneurs across Canada while accelerating the gender parity and further unleash the economic potential of women.

Funding Information
- Up to $5,000 grants to support business operations or business growth opportunities;
- Promotional feature on StartupNews.ca and a guest-spot on THRIVE Podcast for Women Entrepreneurs;
- Funds must be used to support business operations or access to business or professional growth opportunities.

Applicants:
1. must be women entrepreneurs or women-led businesses;
2. ’s business must be in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) field;
3. and their companies must be based in Canada;
4. must confirm that the company is a new initiative that could not happen without the seed funding.

Utilize This Offer

The Women Founders Fund aims to bridge the gap on entrepreneurial equal opportunity, by providing access to resources and empowering growth for female entrepreneurs.

Applications close September 15, 2019 at 11:59 pm PT.

For more information, please visit https://tinyurl.com/y6lfcpes

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 15
Aug 15

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Tarke Edith
Aug 15
Aug 15

Hello sister
Thanks for sharing this great opportunity with the women of Canada , that is real love dear . I am begging you to share such opportunities with the women of Camaroon so that I can benefit
Thanks dear

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 16
Aug 16

Thanks for reaching out.
Visit the World Pulse website >>> My pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you.
Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
Best,
Ana

Jill Langhus
Aug 16
Aug 16

Thanks, Ana.