$10k business grant open to female entrepreneurs

A social and ethical investment organisation has launched a grant for women entrepreneurs valued at over $10,000.

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By Dynamic Business

A social and ethical investment organisation has launched a grant for women entrepreneurs valued at over $10,000.

An initiative of Forming Circles, the Kickstart Your Business Grant is focused on supporting women entrepreneurs.

Australian women who are starting a business, expanding or just looking for cash injection are invited to apply for the grant. Applications are open from 25th February and close 12th March 2014.

The Kickstart Your Business Grant includes $5,000 in cash and over $5,000 in mentorship with successful women entrepreneurs.

Mentors will address major areas of running a scalable business such as marketing, social media and online, personal branding, networking, accounting and cash flow. Mentorship will give the successful applicant invaluable support and guidance that will help accelerate their growth.

The mentors are:

Kim McGiunness – Managing Director, Network Central

Melissa Browne – CEO, A+TA (Accounting  & Taxation Advantage)

Janine Garner – CEO, LBD Group (Little Black Dress Group)

Lee Ussher – Co-founder Buzz Media Web and Social Media Babe

Renata Cooper, founder and CEO of Forming Circles, said her organisation launched the grant to assist women entrepreneurs with a helping hand when they need it most.

Applicants will be assessed on how they will benefit from the grant and a demonstration of their growth strategy.

Interested applicants can click here for more information.

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