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In Connecticut, a new loan fund for women- and minority-owned businesses

The Small Business Boost Fund will offer loans of up to $500,000, says The CT Mirror.

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Do you know about these 5 great sources of business funding?

Go Banking Rates rounds up resources that can be especially helpful for women and minorities.

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Startups with women founders on their team have raised $20B this year

Even in a tough VC environment, women are helping bring in the funding, says Inc.

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15 great sources of small-business grants for women

Nerd Wallet spotlights sources ranging from state and federal programs to private grants.

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Innovative ways women can get their businesses funded

Look beyond traditional loans, says CoFounder magazine, and consider everything from crowdfunding to angel investors.

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This VC firm has raised $35 million to back women-led companies

True Wealth Ventures invests exclusively in women-led companies that improve human and environmental health, says BusinessWire.

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23 investors looking to fund women, Black, Latin and LGBTQ founders

B2 lists VCs that are on a mission to improve the flow of capital to underrepresented groups.

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J-Lo and Grameen partner to deploy $14 billion to Latina entrepreneurs

Jennifer Lopez’s Limitless Labs and microfinance funder Grameen America plan to empower 600,000 low-income Latinx women.

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Top 10 government grants for women-owned small businesses

Executive Biz showcases great grants, and tells how to apply for them.

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A new $50 million private equity fund for women and underrepresented founders

The Innovate Capital Growth Fund will fund small business in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and other mid-Atlantic states, says The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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You can now find an SBA Women’s Business Center in every state in the US

Offering business advice and support, these centers are now available in all 50 states, reports Small Business Trends.

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AWS launches $30 million accelerator for minority and women founders

Amazon Web Services’ Impact Accelerator will target early-stage startups led by Black, Latino, LGBTQIA+ and women founders, reports TechCrunch.

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In Atlanta, a new fund will give out $5,000 to $10,000 grants to women

For 10 years, nonprofit Launchpad2X has mentored women entrepreneurs; now it’s adding a grant fund, says The Business Journals.

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This VC fund is investing in beauty companies headed by women

Most major beauty companies are led by men, but Swiftarc Ventures’ Beauty Fund wants to change that equation, reports Austin Monthly.

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A women-led firm’s new fund offers access to capital for women in the South

TGC Impact Growth Fund will provide access to capital for women- and minority-owned or operated businesses in 16 states from Maryland to Texas, reports Yahoo.

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12 great grants women entrepreneurs can apply for

Motley Fool lists a dozen women-focused funds that have no repayment requirement.

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How CDFIs can help women-owned businesses rebound from the pandemic in 2022

Forbes explains why this source of funding is such a boon to women and minority business owners.

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37+ Great Small Business Grants for Women in 2022

Business Yield’s roundup includes everything from federal grants to state grants to grants tailored specifically to Black women founders.

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The Top 15 VC Funds Focused on Female Founders

Investment in women-owned businesses hit a record $30 billion in 2021; Vator showcases some of the VCs that helped women hit that high point.

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A Special Fund Offers Relief for Restaurants

Do you own a restaurant that’s been hard-hit by a state or federally declared disaster? DoorDash and Hello Alice have launched a Restaurant Disaster Relief Fund awarding $10,000 grants. Apply by January 31.

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VC Funding for Female Founders Is On the Rebound

After setbacks in 2020, women-led companies are looking at a record-breaking year, says Quartz.

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A New $10 million Women-Focused Fund That Started as a Facebook Group

Graham & Walker evolved out of the support group Female Founders Alliance, says TechCrunch.

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How Women-Led Companies Can Raise More Money Through Crowdfunding

The Conversation offers advice for overcoming the funding gender gap.

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Apply for the Tory Burch Foundation Fellows Program

Grow your business with education, a network and a $5,000 grant. Apply now through November 12.

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5 Tips for Women Pitching to VCs

In Forbes, the managing partner of a VC firm tells how to make pitches that impress investors.

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