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WBDC Equity Grants Available for Women-Owned Businesses

January 26, 2023

The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) announced the next round of their Equity Match Grant Program is now open. 

The program offers grants of up to $10,000 to CT women-owned businesses that have been in business for 2 or more years and have revenues between $25K and $2M. 

Since the program launched in late 2020, WBDC has distributed 167 grants totaling over $1.5M to CT women-owned businesses. 

Applications available in English & Spanish. The deadline to apply is February 28, 2023.
Learn more & apply

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