If you’re a woman business owner—whether you’re a startup or a long-time entrepreneur—you know that getting the money you need to operate and grow your business is critical to success. That’s why Bank of America and Seneca Women created this Access to Capital Directory. It puts at your fingertips hundreds of organizations providing funding for women-owned businesses across the U.S.
A good place to start is to learn how to use this Directory and to learn more about the types of capital included by visiting the About page. You can also start your search using the Search Tool below.
Featured Sources of Capital
Pre-Seed, Seed • $500,000
2045 ventures invests in pre-seed and seed stage startups led by immigrant, female, or underrepresented founders. Generalist: we focus on early-stage Climate-tech, Health-tech, and Fin-tech
Early Stage, Growth Stage, Late Stage • $100,000
Our mission is to provide the capital, coaching, and connections entrepreneurs need to grow great businesses that create jobs and wealth in their communities. As a nonprofit located on Chicago’s West Side, A4CB prioritizes Black, Hispanic/Latinx, women, and low-income entrepreneurs throughout the Chicagoland area and beyond.
Early Stage, Series A, Series B
Topstone Angels is a private investment group dedicated to bringing new and seasoned investors together with qualified entrepreneurs and startups.
CRF is one of three nonprofit small business lending companies authorized by the US Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide SBA 7(a) small business loans. These loans—with amounts ranging from $150,000 to $4 million—can be used for commercial real estate, business acquisition, equipment, working capital, debt refinancing and more.
Funding a growth path to the middle market for diverse-owned businesses, The Mezzanine Fund generates market returns by creating sustainable business value beyond creating value from financial engineering.
Capita3 is an early stage venture capital fund investing in women startup founders and the companies they’re building.
These SBA-supported centers offer training, funding access and help with federal contract applications, says Small Business Trends.
CDFIs are financial institutions that have a primary mission of community development and provide credit and financial services to underserved populations. Bank of America’s CDFI Ambassadors help cultivate partnerships and educate borrowers.