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8 Accelerators and Grants for Female Entrepreneurs in Every Industry

A roundup of funding options for your business found throughout June.

Whether you work in tech, education or even dairy products, you’ll need funding and support to grow your business. We have a resource roundup of accelerators and grants for female entrepreneurs. These can help you develop new products, grow your startup and connect with mentors. Best of luck applying!

This month’s resources, accelerators and grants for female entrepreneurs:


Money in a wallet
  • The B4i Accelerator
    • For: Teams of at least two people building an innovative product to address a market need
    • What: Investment support, product development support, training, mentorship, office space
    • Deadline: July 4
  • Get Sh!t Done Accelerator
    • For: Women founders with scalable businesses
    • What: Training, mentorship, networking, support groups
    • Deadline: July 18
  • Hawaiʻi FoundHer
    • For: Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander and/or Asian women starting businesses in one of five markets
      • Tech
      • Fashion
      • Health & Wellness
      • Food System/Restaurants
      • Keiki/Education
    • What: Funding between $10,000 and $100,000, childcare/eldercare, work space, mentorship
    • Deadline: July 1
  • The Minnesota Twins Accelerator by Techstars
    • For: Startups focusing on technology, sports and entertainment
    • What: Funding, mentorship, networking
    • Deadline: July 28
  • Propeller’s Impact Accelerator
    • For: Businesses focused on community development within New Orleans and specializing in one of five areas
      • Community economic development
      • Education
      • Food
      • Health
      • Water
    • What: Coaching, community building, curriculum, technical assistance
    • Deadline: June 27
  • The Real California Milk Excelerator: Performance and Recovery
    • For: Entrepreneurs developing a cow’s milk-based product or concept that helps with personal performance (focus, exercise, strength) and recovery (sleep, relaxation, gut health, rejuvenation)
    • What: $650,000 in funding for product development
    • Deadline June 25


  • Halstead Bead Grant
    • For: Emerging silver jewelry artists
    • What: $7,500
    • Deadline: August 1
  • Stacy’s Rise Project
    • For: Woman-owned businesses with sales between $25,000 and $1M
    • What: $10,000 in grants and mentoring
    • Deadline: July 9

Look for more money resources? Read 34 Funding Sources For Female Entrepreneurs or Here’s What You Should Know When It Comes To Startup Funding For Women.

About the author

Laura Grant

As Managing Editor of Lioness, Laura Grant works with the editorial team and a slew of freelancers and regular contributors to produce a publication that offers equal parts inspiration and information. Laura is a graduate of Western New England University with a bachelor’s degree in English Literature and a master's degree in Communications. She spent her undergraduate term developing her writing and communication skills through internships, tutoring and student media involvement. Her goal is to publish a novel one day. Before joining Lioness full-time, Laura was a freelancer herself and wrote many stories for the magazine.

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