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Here's Millions In Funding Opportunities For Black Women Entrepreneurs
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Here's Millions In Funding Opportunities For Black Women Entrepreneurs

Sis, go where the money resides to finance your dream business.

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Entrepreneurs thrive when they are able to work freely and truly focus in on their gifts in building their brands and businesses. But that focus can be tough when the finances are tight, dwindling, or just not available for key parts of the journey like expansion. Well, we've got all our xoNecole entrepreneurs and budding businesswomen covered with millions in funding opportunities that you can literally apply for from the comfort of your computer screen.


Check out a few awesome options to get your business off the ground, finance a new phase, or just invest in bettering the process of offering your best product or service to the world.

(Oh, and all application information and websites can be accessed by clicking each title. Get your money sis!)

LIFEWTR's #LifeUnseenContest

This one is targeted toward creatives, and anyone interested in the $10,000 in funds, as well as a mentoring session with Issa Rae, will need to follow LIFEWTR's Instagram, shoot their shot via a pitch presented on the platform, tag them, and use the hashtag. There will be five winners chosen and the deadline is July 30.

National Black MBA Association's Scale Up Pitch Challenge

If you have a big idea for a business that you can scale to succeed over time, you could win $50,000 with this one. You'll get to connect with investors and venture capitalists as well. The deadline is July 26.

The Entrepreneurial Spirit Fund

There are 25 $10,000 grants up for grabs for small business owners via SIA Scotch's partnership with Hello Alice, an online entrepreneurship resource for funding and more. The deadline is August 10.

Eat Me Guilt Free's You Glow Girl Grant

Eat Me Guilt Free, a maker of protein-filled baked treats, is offering $10,000 to finance a lucky woman's entrepreneurial dreams. They're also offering a one-year supply of their products, a Peloton bike, and a one-year mentorship with founder Cristie Besu. The deadline is August 1.

Halstead Grant

This is a unique opportunity for jewelry entrepreneurs that includes a $7,500 cash grant and other resources, and it's presented by Halstead Bead Inc., a family-owned company with more than 40 years in the business. The deadline is August 1.

Comcast Rise

This multimedia giant is offering marketing, creative, media and technology services and resources to minority-owned businesses, much of which is almost priceless but clearly worth thousands of dollars. The deadline is July 31.

National Association for the Self-Employed Growth Grants

National Association for the Self-Employed Growth Grants are awarded on a quarterly basis and there's up to $4,000 available to each recipient. Applicants must be members of the organization, and there are rolling deadlines.

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