If you’ve been Googling to find small business grants for women in West Virginia — you’ll find dozens of sites. But most look far too daunting (like the government-run Small Business Administration) while others look like rip off sites. (Note — you should never have to pay money up front to simply view grant opportunities.)
Since 1998, WomensNet has provided a destination to help women find real business grants, loans and other funding sources. You’ll still need to roll up your sleeves and put in the hard work — but by being here already, we know you’re a serious business owners.
Our Amber Grant for Women also makes the usually-tough grant process much easier. We understand the time constraints facing small business owners. So, our simple 2-question application won’t take up your whole day. And we’ll still have enough info to evaluate your company for a $2,000 Amber Grant, which we award each month.
If you win 1 of the monthly grants, you’ll be automatically eligible for our year-end Amber Grant ($25,000). It’s the largest grant we’ll award in our history — and we can’t wait to meet the future recipient.
After you’ve applied for our grant, you’ll also want to explore the resources below. There are individuals in West Virginia willing to help business owners just like you. Best of luck in your search.
WomensNet launched the Amber Grant in 1998 to honor the memory of an ambitious young woman who died at the age of 19, before she could realize her entrepreneurial aspirations. Today, these grants help women like you fulfill the dreams that Amber could not.
Every month, WomensNet judges award one or more Amber Grants of $2,000 each. Then, at the end of the year, one of those grant recipients is selected to receive the $25,000 Amber Grant.
By telling us your story. There are no lengthy, complicated documents to complete; just answer a few questions about your business. But hurry—applications are due by the end of the month for the next $2,000 Amber Grant.
You’re in luck. We’ve done hours of research and compiled a list of the 20 best small business grants available for women today—and we’d love to share it with you!
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“20 Terrific Grants for Women Business Owners.”
And be sure to check out these excellent resources available to help businesswomen like you in West Virginia:
1116 Smith Street, Charleston, WV 25301
Ph: (304) 347-5463
Small Business Development Center
West Virginia Department of Commerce
Capitol Complex, Bldg. 6, Room 525, Charleston, WV 25305-0311
Phone: 800-982-3386 or (304) 558-2234