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In the vast landscape of entrepreneurship, Black and Women-Owned businesses play an integral role. Yet, securing funding remains a consistent challenge. However, the tides are turning, with more organizations recognizing the need to support and nurture these ventures. If you’re a woman or a member of the Black community with a budding or established enterprise, here’s your chance to seize some crucial funding opportunities tailored just for you.

1. Hello Alice x Global Entrepreneurship Network | 2023 Small Business Growth Fund Grant Amount: $5,000 – $25,000 Application Deadline: October 27, 2023 Apply Now

2. Pure Leaf | ‘No’ Grant Grant Amount: $2,000 Application Deadline: October 31, 2023 Apply Here

3. Eat Me Guilt Free | You Glow Girl Women Entrepreneur Grant Grant Amount: $10,000 Application Deadline: October 31, 2023 Submit Application

4. Stacy’s Snacks | Stacy’s Rise Project Grant Grant Amount: $25,000 Application Deadline: December 1, 2023 Discover More & Apply

5. Common Future | Accelerator Program Special For: 10 BIPOC and Non-binary led organizations Grant Amount: $50,000 (Unrestricted) + Mentorship & Peer Support Application Deadline: November 3, 2023 Learn More & Submit

6. Tory Burch Foundation | The Fellows Program Grant Amount: $5,000 + 1-year Coaching, Workshops & Mentorship from 50 Founders Application Deadline: November 2, 2023 Explore & Apply

Securing funding can propel your business to new heights. But more than just financial support, it’s about the validation, mentorship, and network these opportunities bring. As women and Black entrepreneurs continue to break barriers in the business world, it’s vital to leverage these grants and programs to ensure consistent growth and community empowerment. Remember, these deadlines are right around the corner, so don’t wait – your future could be just one application away.

Women-owned businesses: This is your moment. Seize it. Empower your dreams, empower your future

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