If you’re a woman business owner—whether you’re a startup or a long-time entrepreneur—you know that getting the money you need to operate and grow your business is critical to success. But finding those funds isn’t always easy—and it isn’t easy to tell which type of funding will work for your situation. That’s why Bank of America and Seneca Women created this Access to Capital Directory. It puts at your fingertips hundreds of organizations providing funding for women-owned businesses across the U.S.
A good place to start is to learn how to use this Directory and to learn more about the types of capital included. You can also start your search using the Search Tool below.
Featured Sources of Capital
Pre-Seed • $1,000,000
Cleo Capital leads rounds at pre-seed, focused on 3 key thematic areas: Future of income, complicated consumer, and decentralized enterprise.
The HerRise Micro-Grant provides financial support to women of color who are often unable to secure funding for their small business.
SheEO is a radically generous community supporting women and non-binary people working on the world’s to-do list.
Early Stage • $50,000
WomenVenture offers loans from $1,000 up to $50,000 to qualified new and existing business owners. We are a U.S. Small Business Administration, Community Development Financial Institution, and Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development lender.
Early Stage, Seed • $1,000,000
Harlem Capital is on a mission to change the face of entrepreneurship by investing in 1,000 diverse founders.
Early Stage • $200,000
37 Angels focuses on early-stage startups. As such, when investing, we look for impressive teams in attractive markets. While most of our portfolio companies are technology startups, we consider ourselves to be sector and geography-agnostic.
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