Apply to be a Start-Up Venture
WHO IS A START-UP VENTURE: femImmiGRANTS applicants (Start-up Ventures) are majority women-owned, women-led immigrant start-up enterprise established within the last 5 years. They represent a new level of Girl Boss and exhibits a unique business model, unique business solution and a unique business mindset to create an enabling and strengthened economy.
THE GRANT: The grant is made up of Elevator’s contributions and are pooled together and then given out in the form of 0% interest, Non-payable grants to women-led Start-up ventures in order to help such scale their business a little higher to the next level of growth.
THE ELEVATORS: These are willing women or a group of women who contribute $750 Cdn each annually into the pool of grants, they can also opt to be volunteer mentors, coach or trainer to the Start-up ventures (elevating the ventures with their expertise, business skills, knowledge and network). Our Elevators are women that are making it happen within their career or business enterprise.
Applications for the 2020 Start-Up Venture cohort are now open! Deadline to apply is August 20th 2020.
A femImmiGRANTS info call is scheduled for Friday, September 31st at 2pm MST to answer all the questions you might have regarding the grant, application process and pitch day. Make sure you sign up when filling out the application form.
Our Application process at a glance