Bank of America Access To Capital Directory
Bank of America just announced the launch of its "Access To Capital” directory. The directory features a searchable database that allows women seeking capital to sort potential funding options by type - including seed funding as well as grants and debt capital. Access the directory here.
Tory Burch Foundation Fellow Program
The Tory Burch Foundation Fellows program is now accepting applications. It is open to women-identifying entrepreneurs who own the largest or equal stake in a majority women-owned business. Applicants need to be legal residents of the US and the business must be for-profit. Applications are due by November 12, 2021. Learn more here.
Magenta Edge (sponsored by T-Mobile) is a growing library of content for American small business owners with a focus on Black-Owned small businesses. Their website offers educational programming, original stories, and insights for entrepreneurs. Learn more here.
HomeLight, a prop-tech company revolutionizing the real estate industry, is proud to announce their partnership with the National Association of Real Estate Brokers, the largest and oldest minority professional real estate trade association in the United States. Through this partnership, they’ve created their very own Black Real Estate Agent Program, which focuses on providing financial and career support for aspiring Black real estate agents between the ages of18 and 25. The program’s goal is to increase the number of top-producing Black real estate agents by eliminating barriers to entering the field!We encourage members to spread the word about the program and application to aspiring agents in your communities. If you’re interested in learning more, you can find additional information here: https://www.homelight.com/black-agent-program
· COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application - The Small Business Administration (SBA) provides low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans to help businesses during COVID. Apply directly through the SBA here.
GRANT FOR JEWELRY BUSINESSES
· Halstead Grant - is an annual award for emerging silver jewelry artists. Applicants submit answers to 15 business questions in addition to their design portfolios. The grand prize is a $7,500 cash grant plus other benefits. The deadline is August 1st each year. Learn more here.
Small Business Administration (SBA) Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan resources.