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2020 Grants, Scholarships and Funding For Women

Group of WomenResearch compiled by the Center For Women's Business Research and Entrepreneur Magazine reveals that women are the most progressive species on the planet. They are more likely to earn a college degree, launch a non-profit organization, and start a successful business. Many are able to do this while simultaneously running a household and caring for kids.

Why Do Women Need Funding?

Women need grants and scholarships because despite their business and career success, they are still disadvantaged - and have been for hundreds of years. Though they make up roughly 51% of the world population, women are still a minority and face many related issues. Women are underserved and overlooked, and suffer continuously from unfair practices such as gender discrimination, gender underestimation, and even gender harassment.

Women grants, especially business grants for women, give them the upperhand to fight back, and prevail. This type of assistance enables them to recover from an unfair and unjust system that has existed for a long time. The concept is very similar to affirmative action initiatives that help other minority groups.

Business grants help women either start or expand an existing home business or non-profit organization. Education grants or scholarships help women pay for college - tuition, books, and even dorms. These types of opportunities make up the thousands of federal, state, and private grants for women that are designed to give them the tools and funding they need to be successful.

Search For Grants and Other Funding Opportunities:

Below is our comprehensive directory that lists all the organizations and foundations (in alphabetical order) that offer grant funding to women.


Why Is Grant Money Available To Women?

The millions of dollars each year allocated to grants for women are investments in the talent, creativity, intellect and determination shown by them in various industries and fields of study. Women are huge contributors to the economy, the workforce, entrepreneurship, and to the development and management of non-profit organizations.

By investing in women, those allocating the grants hope to better enrich their country's culture and society. For instance, in addition to grants for business and education, public grants are given to advocacy groups that enable women to raise awareness about domestic violence, homelessness, and/or harassment in the workplace.

Such grants empower women in many different ways, and have proven to be extremely successful. As a result, every year, more and more opportunities appear for women from new organizations, government agencies, and corporations wanting to get involved. They all know that grants can literally change a woman's life!

The Latest Opportunities and Advice For Women:

Improving the Hotel Guest Experience

Improving the Hotel Guest Experience

Hospitality businesses rise and fall on guest reviews. A bad experience can reverberate through social media for years. Improving the hotel guest experience is the best strategy for hoteliers and innkeepers to form lasting and loyal relationships with guests.

Why Moving Offices Is the Worst

Why Moving Offices Is the Worst

Needing to move offices is a blessing and a curse. It’s a blessing because, hopefully, the move is because the company is growing and becoming more profitable. It’s a curse because moving offices is the worst. There’s no end to the furniture, equipment, and supplies to pack up and move quickly and efficiently. Packing and moving an 800 sq. ft. apartment is easy and doable in a day. Doing the same thing for a 20,000 sq. ft. office is impossible. Moving is awful no matter how you look at it, but it must be done.

3 Ideas To Help You Avoid Professional Burnout

3 Ideas To Help You Avoid Professional Burnout

Everyone experiences stress at work from time to time. With the proper boundaries, breaks, and stress management techniques, these bumps in the road are soon behind you. Without these things, however, stress can add up over time and turn even the most meaningful job into an impossible chore. Burnout can happen to anyone, no matter what career field you’re in. Fortunately, there are a few key techniques to help you reset, get back in the game, and avoid overextending yourself in the future. Here are three ideas to help you avoid professional burnout in your career.

Different Types of Online Marketing Strategies

Different Types of Online Marketing Strategies

The digital platform is more essential to a business’s survival than ever before. With the current economic climate shifting to online-only businesses, online marketing is needed to keep many businesses afloat during these tough economic times. If you’re considering starting a business or you already run your own company, then you should check out these different types of online marketing strategies to find one that works for your business.

How To Know When To Expand Your Business

How To Know When To Expand Your Business

Owning your own business is often thought of as the end-all and be-all of independence. While this is true, opening your business is only the first step. Along with all the consideration that need to be made when owning your own business, it is important to have a growth mindset and know what your next move will be. Here we will explore how to know when to expand your business.

Scholarships Available for Women Survivors of Domestic Abuse

Woman victim of domestic violence

The Women’s Independence Scholarship Program (WISP), which began in 1999,  is committed to providing assistance to women and their children who are survivors of partner abuse with education leading to and financial self-sufficiency.