Program Name: Women Founders Fund

Deadline To Apply: August 31, 2018

Program Details:

Startup Canada has partnered with Evolocity Financial Group to invest in women-led companies in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) through the Startup Canada Women Founders Fund, providing micro-grants to women entrepreneurs and women-led companies in Canada to help them start and grow their businesses while accelerating gender parity and further unleash the economic potential of women.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must be women entrepreneurs or women-led businesses.
  • Applicants must be in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) field.
  • Applicants must be based in Canada.
  • Funds must be used to support business operations or access to business or professional growth opportunities.

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Critical Dates:

  • Deadline August 31, 2018
  • Adjudication Period – September 2018
  • Announce Recipients – October 18, 2018

Organizer Name: Startup Canada and Evolocity Financial Group
Contact Name: Startup Canada