Let’s face it, banks and investors aren’t lining up to give women free money to start or expand their businesses.
But now for the good news: You’ve hit on a site that has helped women find funding for their business dreams since 1998. Sure, it’s still going to take time and effort on your part. But if you’re a motivated woman business owner, we’re positive we can help.
For starters, yes, WomensNet offers grants to women businesses in Tennessee (as well as all across the United States). We award a $10,000 grant every month, and it’s called the Amber Grant for Women. It’s simple to apply, and we hope you’ll take a few minutes to do so now. If you are a monthly recipient — you also become automatically eligible to win our year-end $25,000 grant. So for a few minutes of your time, you can come away with $35,000 in funding for your woman-owned business.
It’s also worth your while to check out the resources below. Tennesseans across the state are pitching in to help small business women owners like you! There’s no reason you shouldn’t take the opportunity to get a helping hand with your business.
5726 Marlin Road Franklin Building, Suite 515, Chattanooga, TN 37411
Ph: (423) 553-1722
Greater Knoxville SCORE
412 North Cedar Bluff Road Suite 450, Knoxville, TN 37923
Ph: (865) 692-0716
2 International Plaza, Nashville, TN 37217
Ph: (615) 736-7621
5100 Poplar Avenue Suite 1701, Memphis, TN 38137
Ph: (901) 544-3588
Small Business Development Center
3050 Medical Center Parkway, Murfreesboro, TN 37129
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 $10,000 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 $10,000 Amber Grant.
You’re in luck. We’ve done hours of research and compiled a list of the 16 best small business grants available for women today—and we’d love to share it with you!
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“16 Terrific Grants for Women Business Owners.”