Even in Canada, where feminism and the fight for equal rights have come a long way, women entrepreneurs continue to face unique challenges when starting their own businesses.
The gender gap in funding has long plagued the business landscape, impeding the progress of empowering women entrepreneurs. In this article, we delve into the challenges women entrepreneurs face during the fundraising process and explore strategies to overcome these obstacles.
Women Entrepreneurship Strategy – Ecosystem Fund Receive up to $3 Million in Funding Support. The Women Entrepreneurship Strategy – Ecosystem Fund aims to increase women-owned businesses’ access to the financing, talent, networks and expertise they need to start up, scale up and access new markets. Women Entrepreneurship Strategy – Ecosystem Fund Amount of Funding A…
The Women in Skilled Trades Initiative aims to help Canadian women comfortably pursue careers in skilled trades jobs. This program provides eligible organizations with up to $3M to recruit, retain, and help women succeed in one of the 39 Red Seals trades.
Women in Skilled Trades Initiative Receive up to $3 Million in Funding Support. As part of the Canadian Apprenticeship Strategy, the Government of Canada’s Women in Skilled Trades Initiative sponsors projects supporting female apprentice recruitment, retention, and career advancement. This program is available to support one of a total of 39 unique Red Seal Trades…
The purpose of the DELIA program is to help Canadian women entrepreneurs start, stabilize, and expand their businesses.
The Government of Ontario is investing $6.9 million into the Investing in Women’s Futures Program during the next three years to ensure support for women facing challenging barriers in developing career skills for in-demand jobs.
Women Ecosystem Fund (WEF) Receive up to $3M in Non-Repayable Funding. Women Ecosystem Fund (WEF) aims to increase women-owned businesses’ ability to access funding, talent, networks, and expertise needed to scale up, expand, and access new markets. The overall goal of this initiative is to support projects that will provide business supports for women entrepreneurs…
Canadian female and non-binary entrepreneurs are now eligible for the WEOC National Loan Program to help scale their businesses.
The OBIO’s WiHI helps women enter and progress in business-oriented roles within the health sciences industry.