Find Funding for your Business!

Dr. Nicole Bowman of Bowman Performance Consulting discusses grant writing, services BPC offers, and how to get grants. She suggests diversifying your services, and communicating them well. Visit her website for a list of grants available for for-profit businesses.

Grants and Loans for Businesses through Non-Profits

Federal Funding Sources for Entrepreneurs

Wisconsin State Sources of Funding for Entrepreneurs

American Indian Business Resources

Entrepreneurial Grants and Support

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The Asia Foundation
Program areas: Governance and Law, Women’s Political Participation, Regional Relations, Economic Reform and Development.
Commonwealth Fund
Independent research on health care access, quality, managed care, minority health, women’s health, Medicare, children and youth.
Fund for Nonviolence –
Focusing on women and girls, this foundation addresses issues of poverty, violence and children’s needs.
Global Fund for Women  The Global Fund for Women, an international network of women and men committed to a world of equality and social justice, advocates for and defends women’s human rights by making grants to support women’s groups around the world.
Open Meadows Foundation –
Funds projects that are designed and implemented by women and girls; projects that have limited access to financial resources and which reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of our society and promote the empowerment of women and girls; and projects for social change that have encountered obstacles in their search for funding. Deadline: February 15 and August 15, annually.
Verizon Foundation –
Specifically the Foundation concentrates its funding in the areas of literacy, digital divide, women and economic development, people with disabilities, education/scholarships, and community development.
AAUW Educational Foundation –
The AAUW Educational Foundation is one of the nation’s largest sources of private funding for educational programs that directly benefit women and girls. The Foundation funds: groundbreaking research; fellowships and grants for outstanding women from around the globe; special awards; and vital community action projects
Chicago Foundation for Women –
Raises funds for grants, advocates that other increase their giving to programs serving women and girls, and develops women and girls as philanthropists
The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting
The mission of The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting is to support the advancement of women in the accounting profession through the funding of education, research, career literature, publications and other projects
The Education Trust –
The Education Trust promotes high academic achievement for all students, at all levels—kindergarten through college

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