Up to $5,000 grants for Women Entrepreneurs or Women-led Businesses in Canada

Deadline: 15 September 2019

Startup Canada and OnDeck Canada (formerly Evolocity Financial Group) have joined forces to invest in women-led companies in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) through the creation of a platform which provides micro-grants to women entrepreneurs across Canada while accelerating the gender parity and further unleash the economic potential of women.

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The Women Founders Fund aims to bridge the gap on entrepreneurial equal opportunity, by providing access to resources and empowering growth for female entrepreneurs.

Funding Information

  • Up to $5,000 grants to support business operations or business growth opportunities.
  • Promotional feature on StartupNews.ca and a guest-spot on THRIVE Podcast for Women Entrepreneurs.

Eligibility Criteria

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  • Applicants must be women entrepreneurs or women-led businesses.
  • Applicant’s business must be in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) field.
  • Applicants and their companies must be based in Canada.
  • Funds must be used to support business operations or access to business or professional growth opportunities.
  • Applicants must confirm that the company is a new initiative that could not happen without the seed funding or an existing SME that is augmenting their operations or ability to access business development.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Impact statement on the business and the use of the funds.
  • Proven business model with evidenced traction.
  • Case study evaluating the opportunity that this investment would provide, without which would not be possible.
  • Agreement to participate in external and media testimonial.
  • Agreement to complete an impact assessment post investment period.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

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For more information, please visit https://www.startupcan.ca/women-founders-fund/

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