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Fellowships to USA Women Entrepreneurs to Expand Early-Stage Businesses

Fellows Program


Agency
Foundation

GrantWatch ID#
166678

Funding Source
TORY BURCH FOUNDATION INC
Array ( [0] => American Samoa (USA); [1] => Guam (USA); [2] => Puerto Rico (USA); [3] => Virgin Islands (USA); [4] => Northern Mariana Islands (USA); )

Geographic Focus
All USA
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA);   Guam (USA);   Puerto Rico (USA);   Virgin Islands (USA);   Northern Mariana Islands (USA);

Important Dates
Conference Date: 10/19/23
Deadline: 11/02/23 11:59 PM ET Save

Grant Description
Fellowships of $5,000 to USA and territories women entrepreneurs in a wide range of industries to help them lead and expand their early-stage business. In addition to funding, fellows will participate in workshops and receive business guidance, as well as the opportunity for in-person and online networking. Funding must be used to further fellows' business education.


Recipient

Additional Eligibility Criteria
Applicant Criteria:
- A woman entrepreneur who owns the largest or equal stake in a qualifying business that is majority (51% or more) owned and controlled by women
- 21 years or older as of the application due date, November 2, 2023
- Proficient in English
- A legal resident of the United States and its territories

Company Criteria:
- For profit, from any industry
- Early-stage (one to five years of operations preferred)
- Generating revenues (minimum of $75,000 strongly preferred)
- Formed under United States law and operating in the United States and its territories

Pre-Proposal Conference
Join a panel of past Fellows and Tory Burch Foundation team members to have your questions answered on the application process, the Fellows experience and more. RSVP: Wednesday, October 4 – 1 PM ET (https://events.toryburchfoundation.org/2023-fellows-info-session-1) or Thursday, October 19 – 1 PM ET (https://events.toryburchfoundation.org/2023-fellows-info-session-2)

Pre-Application Information
Timeline:
- September 26, 2023: Applications Open
- November 2, 2023: Applications Close 11:59 PM ET
- Spring 2024: 50 Fellows Selected
- Summer 2024: Year-long Fellowship Begins

Only one entrepreneur per business may apply.

FAQs: https://www.toryburchfoundation.org/fellowship-program-faq/

Number of Grants
Up to fifty (50) Fellows

Estimated Size of Grant
Fellowships include:
- A year of digital education
- $5,000 education grant and access to no-interest loans
- A premier network of founders, instructors and advisors
- Opportunity to participate in the Fellows Lab, a mentorship event with industry leaders
- Trip to NYC for a 3-day workshop, networking and community-building *Pending CDC guidelines

Term of Contract
Each Fellow will participate in a one-year fellowship.

Contact Information
Apply Online:
https://fellows.toryburchfoundation.org/prog/2024/

For technical support, see https://fellows.toryburchfoundation.org/helpdesk/

The Tory Burch Foundation, Inc.
11 West 19th Street
New York, NY 10011

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