WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESS GRANTS
Understanding all your funding options
Find the best way to fund your dreams, including with business grants for women.
Grants for women entrepreneurs
Small business grants, which do not need to be repaid (unlike loans), can be an excellent source of funding. Several federal, state and city agencies as well as foundations and private companies offer grant options specifically for women business owners.
However, grants are often limited and getting them can be very competitive. Some are only available to nonprofit organizations, and applying for a grant can be time-consuming. There is often a lot of research that goes into finding the right opportunities and working through the application requirements. M&T Bank can help you position yourself for the best chances at qualifying.
How do I find grants for women owned businesses?
Numerous government agencies, foundations and private companies fund women-owned business grants. M&T Bank has the resources to help you find the best options for your specific business and location. While securing business grants for women can be very competitive and the application requirements stringent, our guides can help you position yourself for the best chances at qualifying.
How do I apply for women owned business grants?
Applying for business grants for women can be a lengthy and time-consuming process. Typically, you will have to supply a lot of detailed information about your business and your plans. And while grants are often very competitive and can be difficult to qualify for, the effort is worth it for many entrepreneurs because, unlike with loans, the money does not need to be repaid. M&T Bank has the resources to help you identify the best grants for women and make the application process easier.
There are numerous federal, state and city agencies as well as foundations and private companies that fund women-owned business grants. The application requirements and processes will vary. We can help you put your best foot forward to increase your chances of qualifying for a grant that can help you fund your business dreams.
If you don’t qualify for a grant or if your entrepreneurial plans require more financing than what grants can provide, M&T can help find the right funding for your business. Whether it’s a term loan, a line of credit, an SBA loan or women-owned business grants, you’ve got choices for getting the money you need for operational expenses, acquisitions, new construction, equipment purchases and much more.