The Women Entrepreneurship Fund is a $20 million investment by the Government of Canada which aims to assist women-owned and/or women-led businesses to grow their existing businesses and enable them to pursue opportunities in domestic and global markets. It will provide successful applicants with up to $100,000 in non-repayable contribution funding for a 12-month project.
Under the Women Entrepreneurship Fund, priority will be given to any of the following three applicant groups:
- Diverse women entrepreneurs (such as women with disabilities, Indigenous women, women in rural or remote regions, recent immigrants, visible minority women, women from Official Language Minority Communities);
- Businesses with products and/or services related to one of the Economic Strategy Table sectors; and
- Projects seeking to pursue market opportunities abroad.
For information on how to apply, please visit the website. http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/128.nsf/eng/home