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Small Business Grants for Women in Massachusetts

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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 Massachusetts 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. 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 Massachusetts (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 Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts

Boston SCORE
10 Causeway Street
Boston, MA 02222
Ph: (617) 565-5591

Cape Cod SCORE
270 Communications Way, Suite 5A
Hyannis, MA 02601
Ph: (508) 775-4884

NE Massachusetts SCORE
39 Dodge Street Suite 318
Beverly, MA 01915
Ph: (978) 922-9441

SE Massachusetts SCORE
60 School Street
Brockton, MA 02301
Ph: (508) 587-2673

W. Massachusetts SCORE
Scibelli Enterprise Center, 1 Federal Square
Springfield, MA 01105
Ph: (413) 785-0314

Worcester SCORE
446 Main Street, Suite 200
Worcester, MA 01608
Ph: (508) 753-2929

Massachusetts Conference for Women
P. O. Box 55071 #75355
Boston, MA 02205-5071

Women’s Business Network
P.O. Box 332
Harvard, MA 01451-0232