There are a litany of sites promising grants for women-owned businesses. The downfall is most look (i) like scams or (ii) complicated government sites that usually fund technical businesses. We haven’t even mentioned the endless forms and paperwork that ask personal questions.
Our site is unique. You’re still going to have to roll up your sleeves and do the hard work. But WomensNet can help you find real grants, loans, and other funding for your business venture. If you’re serious about getting money to grow your business, you’ll find our site a valuable resource.
The first place you should start? Our Amber Grant for Women. Business women from Wisconsin are eligible to apply for this business grant. Our WomensNet judges award a $1,000 grant each month, making any day the perfect time to apply. And if you are one of the $2,000 monthly winners, you automatically are entered into our year-end $25,000 Amber Grant. So just a few minutes right now can turn into $27,000 in grant money.
After you’ve applied for the Amber Grant, be sure to check out the resources below. There are business people in Wisconsin ready to help women entrepreneurs just like you.
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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And be sure to check out these excellent resources available to help businesswomen like you in Wisconsin:
Central Wisconsin SCORE
700 S Central Avenue Chamber of Commerce, Marshfield, WI 54449
Ph: (715) 384-3454
Fox Cities SCORE
125 N. Superior Street, Appleton, WI 54911
Ph: (920) 734-7101
Green Bay SCORE
2701 Larsen Road, Room 105, Green Bay, WI 54303
Ph: Local phone 920-222-2167
505 South Rosa Road, MG&E Innovation Center, Suite 37, Madison, WI 53719
Ph: (608) 441-2820
SE Wisconsin SCORE
310 W. Wisconsin Avenue #425, Milwaukee, WI 53203
Ph: (414) 297-3942
200 Washington Street, Wausau, WI 54403
Ph: (715) 845-6231
Western Wisconsin SCORE
500 South Barstow Street Federal Building, Room B11, Eau Claire, WI 54701
Ph: (715) 834-1573
Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation
2745 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53212
Phone: (414) 263-5450
Small Business Development Center
432 N Lake St., Room 423, Madison, WI, 53706-1496