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Finding Funding Money

Apply Now! April’s Grants and Programs to Fund Your Business

Looking for some resources to help gather small business funding? Want to find a network of entrepreneurs, peers and mentors? We have a roundup of this month’s accelerators, cohorts, grants and programs that you can apply to right now.



  • Backstage Capital
    • For: Underrepresented founders (women, entrepreneurs of color, LGBT community members) at any stage in their business
    • What: Grants between $25,000 and $100,000
    • Deadline: Rolling
  • Black Founder Startup Grant
    • For: Black women or non-binary entrepreneur with a registered business that aims to scale
    • What: Grants, scaling support
    • Deadline: Rolling
  • NAACP Power Forward Small Business Grant
    • For: Entrepreneurs of color in New England (Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, certain areas of Connecticut) with a business of 1 – 25 employees
    • What: A $25,000 grant
    • Deadline: Rolling
  • “You Glow Girl” Grant
    • For: Women entrepreneurs
    • What: $10,000 for your business, a one-year supply of Eat Me Guilt Free products, a Peloton bike to maintain fitness goals, a one-year mentorship with Eat Me Guilt Free founder Cristie Besu
    • Deadline: August 1

Good luck applying! Make sure to keep an eye out on our page for more grants, programs and resources throughout May.

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Laura Grant

Laura Grant is a recent graduate of Western New England University with a bachelor's degree in English Literature. 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.

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