SMALL BUSINESS FUNDING

Ongoing Grants

The HerRise Micro-Grant provides financial support to women of color that are often unable to secure funding for their small business. Each month a $500 micro-grant will be awarded to a small business owned by women of color.


Small business grants are useful for financing a particular small business need. Past recipients used their growth grants for computers, equipment, marketing materials, website creation and more.

Ongoing Grants

At IFundWomen, we have a wide variety of grants available to our members, from our monthly "pay-it-forward" grant to those from generous partners like adidas, Unilever, Visa, Barbara Corcoran & Systane, GingerBread Capital, and more.

Requires NASE Membership

NASE Members can apply for small business grants worth up to $4,000 each. Small business grants are useful for financing a particular small business need. Past recipients used their growth grants for computers, farm equipment, to hire part-time help, marketing materials, website creation and more.

Ongoing Funding, Grants Awarded Each Month

SoGal Foundation has teamed up with Winky LuxbluemercurytwelveNYCLively, and other sponsors to make a small step towards progress by providing several $10K and $5K cash grants to Black women or nonbinary entrepreneurs. 

Currently accepting applications

Wish, one of the largest and fastest-growing global e-commerce platforms, is announcing the launch of a $2 million fund to support independent, Black-owned retail businesses across the U.S. Wish will give roughly 4,000 Wish Local small business partners financial support. The selected recipients will receive amounts between $500 - $2000. This program will only be open to Black-owned stores, to help promote equality and diversity in American business.

Ongoing Funding

The Small Business Relief Fund will provide one-time matching grants to qualifying small businesses to help alleviate the financial burdens during these pressing times. 
To qualify for a matching grant from the Small Business Relief Fund, the GoFundMe fundraiser must raise at least $500 and verify that your small business has been negatively impacted by COVID-19. 

Various Grant and Loan Funding

We were founded in 1990 to promote economic opportunity for all.
As a nonprofit and certified community development financial institution (CDFI), we are passionate about supporting small businesses. Because those who go into business for themselves should never be left by themselves.

Loans & Financial Services 

Self-Help's mission is to create and protect ownership and economic opportunity for all. We do this by providing responsible financial services; lending to individuals, small businesses and nonprofits; developing real estate; and promoting fair financial practices.  We have branch locations in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.