“A business without a funding source will flounder under the weight of its own debt.”
SoGal Foundation has teamed up with Winky Lux, blue mercury, twelveNYC, and other sponsors to make a small step towards progress by providing several cash grants to Black women or nonbinary entrepreneurs.
Airtable has compiled a list of grants, loans, and investment opportunities for small business owners and founders. The list includes funding opportunities, internationally, nationally, and by state.
The well-known hair care brand, Shea Moisture, is providing grants intended to show the power of small/black-owned businesses to help communities, while also hoping to minimize the financial disruptions that many are experiencing from the current global crisis. This is one of the largest corporate announcements of funds solely supporting minority and women of color business owners.
Fundera has compiled a list of the “13 Best Small Business Grants for Women in 2020,” including government agencies, nonprofits, and private organizations.
Bankable is a nonprofit lender that seeks to create opportunities for all entrepreneurs in Indiana by providing access to capital, financial education, and economic resources to build healthy small businesses. They work with entrepreneurs to build their credit, secure capital, increase financial literacy, etc.
GoFundMe: Small Business Relief Initiative
GoFundMe has created The Small Business Relief Initiative to help small businesses that have been affected by the pandemic and empower their communities to rally behind them.
Indy Chamber can help open the right doors at every stage of your career and business life cycle. Check out their ‘Rapid Response Hub’ offering grants to help businesses restart by covering PPE purchases to combat COVID-19.
HerMoney from Jean Chatzky
After two decades of working in personal finance, Jean Chatzky created HerMoney to focus on the relationship women have with money. She has compiled a directory of financial resources and advice to help combat hardships women are experiencing from COVID-19.