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Small Business Grants for Women in Indiana

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Six Steps to find a grant:

1. Analyze Your Organization?s Needs & Determine:
  • The problem or need you want to address
  • The audience or target beneficiaries you will serve
  • The amount & types of support you need
  • The resources & commitment your group brings to the project
  • Potential partners in the community
2. Research Foundations & How They Operate:
  • Learn as much as possible about corporate, civic, and private foundations
3. Look for Funding Matches By Considering Funders Who:
  • Are able or likely to fund projects in your geographic area
  • Have a similar core mission or goals
  • Have already supported similar ventures or projects
4. Compile A List Of Prospects:
  • By Geographic Location (city, state, region)
  • By field of interest or program subject
5. Refine Your List & Eliminate Sources That:
  • Do NOT fund in your state
  • Do NOT fund your subject
  • Do NOT fund the type of support you need (See Types of Funding Support)
  • Fund your type of organization
  • Fund your size project
6. Select The Most Appropriate Funding Sources & Research In Detail
  • Contact funder directly for annual report and other publications
  • Search newspapers and the Internet for former grant recipients and contact them for advice or tips, why they felt they were successful as opposed to other applicants

Looking for small business grants for women in Indiana is anything but easy.

A Google search will bring up a long list of sites.  But most either look like scams or complicated government (Small Business Administration) sites.

We’re different.  WomensNet.net can help you find REAL grants, loans, and other funding for your business venture.  Yes, you’re still going to have to put in some hard work and time.  But if you’re serious about getting your business to the next level, you’ll find our site a big help.

A simple place to start is with our Amber Grant for Women.  Business women from Indiana (and all around America) are eligible to apply for this grant.  Our judges award this grant every month – so today would be the perfect time to apply.

After you’ve applied for our grant, please take a bit of time to check out the resources below.  There are folks in Indiana waiting to help women business owners just like you!

We have also done the research of finding the 21 top grants available for women today. To get a copy of our report sign up below.

Resources for Women in Indiana

Anderson SCORE
2701 Enterprise Dr. Suite 202
Anderson, IN 46013
Ph: (765) 642-0264

Bloomington SCORE
216 West Allen St Star Center
Bloomington, IN 47403
Ph: (812) 334-2392

Elkhart SCORE
418 S. Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516
Ph: (574) 293-1531

Evansville SCORE
318 Main Street Suite 223
Evansville, IN 47708
Ph: (812) 426-6144

Fort Wayne SCORE
110 W. Berry Street Suite LL101
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Ph: (260) 422-2601

Greater Wabash Valley SCORE
301 Home Avenue CINERGY Service Building
Terre Haute, IN 47803
Ph: (812) 231-6763

Indianapolis SCORE
8500 Keystone Crossing Suite 401
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Ph: (317) 226-7264

Michiana SCORE
1030 East Jefferson Blvd.
South Bend, IN 46617
Ph: (574) 310-8097

Northwest Indiana SCORE
162 W. Lincoln way
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Ph: (219) 462-1105

Southeast Indiana SCORE
500 Franklin Street
Columbus, IN 47201
Ph: (812) 379-4457

Indiana Business Journal
41 E. Washington St, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN, 46204-3592
PHONE: (317) 634-6200
FAX: (317) 263-5060

Indiana National Association of Women Business Owners
310 N. Alabama Street Suite 330
Indianapolis, IN 46204
PHONE: (317) 608-0250
FAX: (317) 245-9343
E-MAIL: info@nawboindy.org

Small Business Development Center of Indiana
One North Capitol Avenue, Suite 700
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2043
PHONE: (317) 232-8805
FAX: (317) 232-8872
E-MAIL: JSchpok@iedc.in.gov