Australia, Canada and UK Funding Opportunities For Women

This month of May has lots of opportunities around the globe. Here we have compiled some Australia, Canada and UK-specific opportunities. You can also explore more global opportunities this month here >>>

Funding Opportunities - Australia, Canada and UK

AUSTRALIA-Specific Funding Opportunities.

Optus Business Plus Mentorship Grant Program – Must be a company incorporated in Australia that is an existing Optus Business customer or be willing to be an Optus Business customer. Funding up to $5000 –

CANADA-Specific Funding Opportunities.

Black Innovation Launchpad The Black Innovation Launchpad is a FREE virtual skills development platform focused on building the next generation of Black entrepreneurs.

Boost Your Business Technology – Grant for up to $15,000 offers support to Canadian-owned small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) who want to adopt new digital technologies.

Indigenous Communities FellowshipThe 2023 Indigenous Communities Fellowship through MIT Solve is open to all innovators supporting community-based solutions by and for Indigenous communities across the United States and Canada. The Fellowship is open to team leads who are non-Indigenous, though the application should show a clear connection to and buy-in from the community or communities. Grant of $10,000. Apply by 09/05/2023

Jobber Grants For Home Service Businesses – Any home service business owner or aspiring business owner 18 years old or older residing in the U.S. and Canada, excluding Québec is eligible to apply. Grants for $2500-$15,000.  Apply by 08/06/2023

She’s Next Grant Program (Visa and iFundwomen) – Canadian women entrepreneurs can apply for a chance to receive one of ten grants and one year of mentorship support to develop their businesses further. Grants of $10,000.  Apply by 15/05/2023.

Startup Global Pitch CompetitionStartup Global gets your business export ready by connecting you with tools, advisory support, and the potential for funding. Funding of $70,000. Apply by 31/05/2023 –

True North Small Business Grant Contest (Purolator) – Small businesses that are based in Canada, legally licensed or registered to operate in Canada, have 50 employees or less, and are in good financial standing are eligible. Funding of $25,000. Apply by 14/06/2023.

Opportunities in the United Kingdom

AWS Imagine Grant Program – AWS (Amazon Web Services) Imagine Grant Program is offering to fund United Kingdom nonprofit organisations in need of funding for foundational technology projects, seeking integrations with advanced cloud services. Funding up to $50,000. Apply by 01/06/2023

BeyGOOD Foundation (led by Beyoncé Knowles-Carter ) – 1,000 Small Businesses will be provided with grant opportunities and/or business sustainability support services. Business must be in London. Grants for $10,000.

Innovate UK KTN – Resource for sourcing grant programs available in the UK across all sectors. The funding opportunities section allows visitors to the website to filter grants by sector or type of funding required.