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Industry-Specific Funding Opportunities
Aveeno Skin Health Startup Accelerator - Aveeno is looking for Black female entrepreneurs with a product, brand, or technology that meets the skin or hair care needs of Black consumers. Create a 1-2 minute video introducing yourself, your business, and why you got started. Grant for $100,000. Apply by 4/30/2022. Learn more here.
Environmental Health and Justice
Center for Health, Environment & Justice (CHEJ) Small Grants - CHEJ has a Small Grants Program for grassroots groups working on environmental health and justice issues. Grassroots communities of color, low wealth, rural and urban groups are encouraged to apply. Grants up to $20,000. Apply by 2/25/2022. Learn more here.
2022 New Voices "We Stan For Her" Grant with Barefoot Wine - Initiative will invest in Black women-owned food & beverage businesses via the 2022 New Voices + Barefoot #WeStanforHer Grants program, which will provide grants of $10,000 each to five entrepreneurs to support and celebrate their unique journeys as Black women-owned businesses. Apply by 2/25/2022. Learn more here.
Restaurant Education Scholarships and Grants - National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) will provide scholarships and grants available to individuals pursuing a secondary degree in the restaurant, food service, and hospitality industry. Grants are for $2500-$10000. Apply by 3/15/2022 Learn more here.
Pollination Project - Grants to global non-profits. The annual budget for your group or organization must be less than $50,000. The total cost for the immediate project for which you are requesting funding must be less than $40,000. Learn more here.
FemTech Accelerator - Tech4Eva - A Femtech community and a 9-month equity-free Femtech start-up acceleration program for companies developing innovative solutions to improve technologies relating to women’s health. Apply by 3/1/2022. 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.