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OPPORTUNITIES - AFRICA
WIA54 - WIA is committed to supporting African women entrepreneurs. Application is 2-step process. WIA team will get back to the pre-selected candidates after step 1. Grant for 5,000-10,000 Euros. Apply by 5/31/22. Learn more here.
OPPORTUNITIES - CANADA
Boost Your Business Technology - Grant for up to $15,000 offers support to Canadian-owned small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) who want to adopt new digital technologies. Learn more here.
Grow Your Business Online - Microgrants of $2400 are for help with the costs related to adopting digital technologies for small for-profit businesses based in Canada. Businesses must commit to maintaining a digital adoption strategy for six months after participation in the program. Learn more here.
Main Street Innovation Fund - Provides funding to Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) and not-for-profit organizations with ties to the business community to test innovative and creative solutions to local challenges and share their findings/results with others in the city of Toronto. Grants for $25,000-$50,000. Apply by 3/31/22. Learn more here.
She's Next Grant Program (Visa and iFundwomen) - Canadian women entrepreneurs can apply for a chance to receive one of ten grants for $10,000 each and one year of mentorship support to further develop their businesses. Apply by 3/15/22. Learn more here.
Information courtesy of Kirsten Barker - Program Director for the Bank of America Institute for Women's Entrepreneurship at Cornell University, of which Coach Racquel is an alumnus.