Global Funding Opportunities For Women – June 2023.

Find the latest funding opportunities from around the world, for women-led businesses, charities and projects.

Find the latest funding opportunities from around the world, for women-led businesses, charities and projects.

48 in 48 – Social Justice Event – The event is designed to support and promote nonprofits in marketing and technology. They are gathering teams to build websites for nonprofits with social justice missions. If you are interested in either being part of a team or are a nonprofit looking for free website development.  Apply by 6/10/2023.

Amazon App Store Small Business Accelerator – The Small Business Accelerator Program allows developers that earned less than 1 million USD in total annual revenue in the previous calendar year to access additional benefits up to or equivalent to 20% of Appstore revenue. If eligible, you’ll receive a 10% increased royalty payment and AWS credits equivalent to 10% of your app revenue.

Antler Global Startup Program – Antler is a global early-stage VC that runs multiple programs for business startups around the world. See the website for more info about the program and application dates.

Awesome Foundation – Foundation distributes $1,000 grants, no strings attached, to projects and their creators. At each fully autonomous chapter, the money is pooled together from the coffers of ten or so self-organizing “micro-trustees”.  Awarded monthly.

AWS Startup Loft Accelerator – AWS Startup Loft Accelerator equips your technical team with tech resources, guidance and a community of peers. From technical deep dives to round tables on day-to-day CTO challenges, including recruiting, managing an engineering team, building a minimum viable product, and designing principles for cloud architecture.  Provides $25,000 in AWS credits – 

Bank of America Breakthrough Lab – Bank of America Breakthrough Lab is an impact accelerator program that provides economic opportunity and capital access to Black, Hispanic-Latino, Native American and other underrepresented entrepreneurs. They are accepting applications for startups from the US, EMEA, LATAM and India. Apply by 6/8/2023

BeChangeMaker 2023 – Are you 18 to 35 years old and have a business idea with the potential to bring positive impact and contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals? BeChangeMaker is a series of skill training projects made available yearly to 30 teams of skilled and talented young people, to help you explore your career potential as a social entrepreneur. Apply by 6/3/2023

Canva Pro For Nonprofits – If you are a nonprofit, you can register now to get Canva’s premium features for free.

Emergent Ventures Grant/Fellowship Application (through Mercatus Center at George Mason University – Emergent Ventures, a fellowship and grant program from the Mercatus Center, seeks to support entrepreneurs with highly scalable, “zero to one” ideas for meaningfully improving society. Projects will either be fellowships or grants: fellowships involve time in residence at the Mercatus Center in Northern Virginia; grants are one-time or slightly staggered payments to support a project. 

Empowering Women in Agrifood program – For six months, EIT Food will mentor these emerging companies from Southern and Eastern Europe (Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and Turkey). The selected candidates will receive training and personalized mentoring for half a year in order to open up a niche in the market. At the end of the process, a prize of €10,000 will be awarded to the best-valued project. Apply by 6/12/2023.

Etsy Disaster Relief Fund – Sellers will be eligible for a grant if they experienced a federally declared natural disaster within the past year, have been active sellers on Etsy for at least one year, and their Etsy account is in good standing. Grants for $2,500.

F6S List of Accelerators and Pitch Competitions – Provides a list of accelerators, contests and pitch competitions around the world. 

GIST Catalyst Women In Climate Pitch Competition – This program is perfect for women startup founders with technology solutions that are climate-related, with priority given to those applicants working in infrastructure, water, health, food security, and displacement and migration. Innovators should be looking to take their innovations to the next level by getting mentoring, U.S. market expertise, and valuable business model training–while also honing their pitch and getting a chance to win valuable startup resources. Apply by 6/7/2023

Global Ambassadors Program – The Global Ambassadors Program, a partnership between Vital Voices and Bank of America, mobilizes the talent, skills and expertise of executive women leaders to mentor and train the next generation of global changemakers— women who are poised to have a transformational impact in their communities and beyond. If you are looking to sharpen your business acumen, access to markets and leadership skills to elevate your handcraft organization and expand your network, this program is tailor-made for you.  Apply by 6/18/2023.

GrowNY – The Grow-NY business competition provides funding, mentorship, business development support, and other key resources to leading food and ag startups from across the globe. Innovative startups are encouraged to apply for their chance to win up to $1 million. A total of $3 million in prizes will be awarded to seven startups.  Apply by 6/15/2023

MIT Solve: Horizon Prize – The 2023 Horizon Prize, powered by MIT Solve, seeks technology-based solutions that decrease carbon footprints in the rare disease healthcare space while centring patient priorities. Prize of $150,000.  Apply by 6/23/2023.

Roddenberry Catalyst Fund – The Catalyst Fund is offering grants to Nonprofits & Social Enterprises to fund ideas or early-stage projects that have a high potential for large-scale impact and sustainable change. You can be a seasoned social entrepreneur or a first-time changemaker. Eligible candidates for the Catalyst Fund may be individuals, teams of individuals, non-profit organizations, or social enterprises. Funding up to $15,000.

Savvy Fellowship – Savvy is a 12-week virtual Fellowship program for young professionals seeking to be part of the new generation of impact entrepreneurs. Applicants should be 40 or younger.

SheTrades Accelerator – SheTrades Accelerator Programme for women entrepreneurs and business support organizations in the Apparel, Accessories and Home Décor sectors is targeting women-led businesses (WLBs) and Business Support Organizations (BSO) in the Apparel, Accessories, and Home Decor sector from Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Senegal, and South Africa.

Techstars Accelerators – Techstars accelerators have one goal: to help entrepreneurs succeed. During each three-month program, they surround companies with the best mentors and an unrivalled network of corporate partners, investors, and alumni.  Companies can receive $20K for 6% of the company.  Various locations and due dates.

Unity Workforce Grant – Any legal entity, company, institution, or nonprofit organization that provides training (courses, degrees, apprenticeships, boot camps, labs, innovation centres, etc.) in XR/real-time 3D development skills is encouraged to apply. Funding up to $200,000. Apply by 6/2/2023.

We Make Change – Global initiative that matches small businesses (mainly not-for-profits) with volunteers who are professional individuals or are from companies (including the blue-chip) that have an interest in supporting not-for-profits. Helps impact startups build a remote volunteer team for free volunteer help.