We select 75 women of color-owned businesses to receive $10,000 and $20,000 grants and access to education and community in partnership with the Fearless Fund.


Learn more about the requirements for you and your business

  • Business must be at least 51% woman of color-owned
  • For-profit business
  • One to five years in business preferred
  • Formed under United States law and operating in the United States
  • Revenue generating (Minimum annual revenue of $100,000 strongly preferred)
  • Grantees will receive grants of $10,000 or $20,000 towards business growth
  • Grantees will also have access to a self-paced learning portal with educational resources from both partner organizations
  • Small-group grantee networking (participation strongly encouraged)
  • Tuesday, April 4, 2023 | Applications Open 
  • Friday, April 28, 2023 | Applications Close 
  • July 2023 | Recipients Notified & Program Begins 
  • August 2024 | Program Concludes
  • Launched in 2019, Fearless Fund invests in WOC-led businesses seeking pre-seed, seed level, or series A financing. Its mission is to bridge the gap in venture capital funding for female founders of color building scalable, growth-aggressive companies. The Fearless Fund team also runs The Fearless Foundation, a 501c3 organization with a goal to educate entrepreneurs through training, reduce racial inequities, and empower African-Americans to gain access to capital, as well as the Get Ready Venture Program, a 12-month training program for WOC business owners to acquire the needed training, mentorship, knowledge, and skills needed to gain access to capital.
  • For more information on Fearless Fund, please visit www.fearlessfund.com

This grant was great because it was both financial support and tools for the founder. On this journey entrepreneurs need so many things, it’s great when you get a multi-pack of resources. That’s impactful on the growth of a business.

Chantel Powell, Play Pits
Women of Color Grant Program in partnership with the Fearless Fund. Black woman with Afro against orange background.