If you’re a woman business owner—whether you’re a startup or a long-time entrepreneur—you know that getting the money you need to operate and grow your business is critical to success. That’s why Bank of America and Seneca Women created this Access to Capital Directory. It puts at your fingertips hundreds of organizations providing funding for women-owned businesses across the U.S.
A good place to start is to learn how to use this Directory and to learn more about the types of capital included by visiting the About page. You can also start your search using the Search Tool below.
Featured Sources of Capital
Champion Community Investments is proud to be one of the leading lenders to eligible new and established businesses in a 12-county region of southern Illinois. We work closely with our partnering federal agencies, regional Small Business Development Centers, Entrepreneurship Centers, local economic developers, and certainly the commercial lenders in the region to ensure that sufficient capital is available to fuel business growth and job creation.
Angel, Early Stage
InvestHer Ventures is the first venture capital fund in Chicago that promotes, supports, and invests in early-stage tech companies built by female founders
Early Stage, Growth Stage, Late Stage, Startup • $2,000,000
At DreamSpring, we believe human potential is unleashed when all people have the opportunity to shape their own future. We offer small business loans and lines of credit across the US, including: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
Seed, Series A, Series B • $10,000,000
Mendoza Ventures leverages investments in fintech as a catalyst for social and economic change to impact communities of color, women, and underrepresented groups.
Angel, Venture Capital
Next Wave is a movement driving impact, diversity and inclusion in early stage investing and the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
By seeking companies where women hold leadership positions and own substantial equity, we fund companies likely to have diverse perspectives that will contribute to ultimate success.
The US Chamber’s extensive list showcases both broad-based programs and industry-specific funds.
Co-founder Eileen Tanghal is investing in healthcare and life sciences, says IEEE Spectrum.
An unparalleled opportunity for women to earn a certificate in business from this Ivy League university, through a free online program made possible by Bank of America.