Access to Capital Directory for Women Entrepreneurs

A comprehensive database designed to help women entrepreneurs learn about sources of funding, including equity, loans and grants.

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.

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Featured Sources of Capital

BRAVA Investments

Venture Capital

Early Stage, Seed

We invest in companies – regardless of their founders’ gender – that can prove to us that they are creating a measurable economic benefit that puts more money in the wallets of women.

100K Incubator

Loan Fund

Early Stage

100K Incubator is a mobile app for early stage women entrepreneurs to get funding for their companies, live coaching, and results-driven classes to help them scale their businesses to at least 100K in yearly sales.

Common Capital, Inc.



Common Capital is a mission-driven, nonprofit community loan fund working to increase access to capital for small businesses.

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New York State Minority and Women-Owned Business Development & Lending Program

Grant, Loan Fund

The program's purpose is to provide financial assistance to minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MWBE) in the state, and also to projects and programs that assist the development of entrepreneurship among minority persons and women in New York State.

Women’s Economic Self-Sufficiency Team



At WESST, we understand the unique challenges and needs of female entrepreneurs. Our Women’s Business Center programs are designed to be flexible

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DiverseCity Ventures

Venture Capital


DiverseCity Ventures accelerates positive social, economic, and/or environmental impact through entrepreneurship.



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