Apply for a women-owned small business mini-grant

Get a grant for up to $2,000 for your women-owned small business affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

What to do

The SF Women’s Entrepreneurship Fund will review applications and give out the available funding.

We are accepting applications on June 8 until June 15 at 5pm.

1. Check if your business is eligible

Your business must:

2. Prepare your documents

You will need to upload these documents to apply:

  • Completed and signed W-9
  • SF business license and registration
  • Your business reopening or recovery plan

You will need to prove a 25% decline in revenue in a 30-day period in 2020 compared to 2019. You can submit bank statements, tax documents, or a report from your accounting software or point of sale system.

You will need to download our reopening plan template and fill it out for your business. When you apply for a mini-grant, you will upload your plan.

3. Start your application

We will ask you about your identity, business details, and the impact of coronavirus on your business.

4. If you get a mini grant

You will need to agree to enroll in at least 2 virtual learning opportunities that support your business.

We will assign you a business coach to work with. After you get the grant, you and your coach must come up with a re-opening and recovery plan. You must also work with your coach to document the impact of this grant.

Other grants

We also have a mini-grant fund for neighborhood small businesses. Women-owned businesses in these neighborhoods may only apply for one mini-grant.

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Last updated June 8, 2020