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December 2, 2015

Vote Hammerstone School for The WomensNet Amber Grant

Hammerstone School of Carpentry for Women

Woman Entrepreneur:
Maria Klemperer-Johnson

Back in February, we announced our Qualification Grant Winner Maria Klemperer-Johnson, founder of Hammerstone School of Carpentry for Women.

Now, Maria needs your help. View her video below where she explains why you should vote for Hammerstone to win the additional $2,000.

Video Transcript


About: Hammerstone School aims to empower women and non-women alike to use their bodies and minds for creative and useful ends by teaching carpentry classes. By increasing the skills of individual women, Hammerstone hopes to increase the number of women in the trades, and ultimately change workplaces for women in and outside of the trades.

Interested in receiving a grant like Maria? We award a grant every month – if interested, here’s the <ahref=”https://ambergrantsforwomen.com/get-an-amber-grant/apply-now/” target=”_blank”>link to apply. We’d love to hear your story!

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“The Foundation awards $10,000 to a different women-owned business every month. At the end of each year, one of the 12 grant winners is awarded an additional $25,000.”


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“This organization offers monthly grants of up to $10,000 to support female entrepreneurs starting businesses. Those who qualify for these grants are also in the running for a yearly $25,000 grant.”