The Red Backpack Fund
Provides $5,000 in grants to female entrepreneurs in the U.S. to help alleviate the immediate needs and support the long-term recovery of those impacted by this crisis.
Qualification: You are at least 51% majority-women owned. You have withheld payroll taxes for at least one employee in addition to yourself (unfortunately, we are unable to accept applications from sole proprietors or individuals who exclusively employ contractors at this time). You are registered as a legal entity and have a valid EIN number. You have fewer than 50 employees. Your annual revenues did not exceed $5M in any of the past three years.
More Information: https://www.globalgiving.org/redbackpackfund/
Amber Grant For Women
It Provides a $4,000 grant and eligibility for an additional $25,000 grant at the end of this year.
Qualifications: Must be a woman-founded business
More Information: https://ambergrantsforwomen.com/get-an-amber-grant/
8(a) Business Development Program
Get a Business Opportunity Specialist to help navigate federal contracting. Form joint ventures with established businesses through the SBA's mentor-protégé program. Receive management and technical assistance, including business training, counseling, marketing assistance, and high-level executive development.
Qualifications: Be a small business. Be at least 51% owned and controlled by U.S. citizens who are economically and socially disadvantaged. Be owned by someone whose personal net worth is $250,000 or less. Have the owner manage day-to-day operations and also make long-term decisions.
Application: The first step is to get certified as an 8(a) small business