Tony Craig - The Ultimate Force
Grant Recipient

September 15, 2021

WomensNet Mini Grant Awarded to The Ultimate Force, LLC.

The Ultimate Force

Woman Entrepreneur:
Tonya Craig

Congratulations to Tonya Craig, Founder of The Ultimate Force for being the WomensNet Mini Grant recipient.

The Ultimate Force assists individuals (ages 18-30) who have been incarcerated and/or have pending lower-level charges with career planning and overall transitional expansion. Members of The Ultimate Force team will work with state/local correctional facilities, probation officers and legal teams to ensure that individuals are meeting the requirements for release and or future release.

Craig explains, “As a first time business owner, it is essential to succeed, but the primary goal is to provide a service to a group of individuals who may never have an opportunity to change their life prospective.”

Craig has said that the WomensNet Mini Grant funds will be used for the cost of equipment, including laptops, cell phones and office supplies.

Applications are currently being reviewed for the $10,000 Amber Grant. You can apply today to be considered.

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