Access to Capital Directory for Women Entrepreneurs

A curated 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

2045 ventures

Venture 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

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Allies for Community Business


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.

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Topstone Angels


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.

Community Reinvestment Fund, Inc (CRF)



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.

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The Mezzanine Fund

Loan Fund

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.


Venture Capital

Early Stage

Capita3 is an early stage venture capital fund investing in women startup founders and the companies they’re building.



56 grants, loans and programs for small business

The US Chamber has rounded up dozens of financial opportunities available around the country.

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How a Women’s Business Development Center can help you

These SBA-supported centers offer training, funding access and help with federal contract applications, says Small Business Trends.

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A new foundation supports women entrepreneurs 

The Boundless Futures Foundation provides financial support for women starting businesses that aim to solve social issues.

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Business 101

Tools for Small Businesses

Whether you need information about finance or optimizing your operations, these resources from Bank of America can help you do the next right thing for your business.

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Loan Sources

U.S. Small Business Administration Loans 

An SBA loan from Bank of America offers easier qualifications and lower down payment than most standard loans.

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CDFI Ambassadors

Get Help Navigating the World of CDFIs

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.

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