Resources for woman-owned businesses

Get support for your business and learn about women’s entrepreneurship programs.


San Francisco Women’s Entrepreneurship Fund

Apply for mini-grants of up to $5,000 for women-owned small businesses operating in San Francisco. The grants can be used for projects and upgrades to help grow your business.

Bayview and Fillmore Women

This 12-week program provides training, mentorship, peer support, and networking to aspiring women entrepreneurs in the Bayview Hunters Point and Fillmore communities. Women who complete the program are eligible to participate in a pitch contest, “RenTank,” for a cash prize to help launch their businesses.

To sign up for orientation or to learn more about this program, contact Jenny Wong at

Established Women Business Owners

Get free, customized, one-on-one, consulting services for San Francisco-established women business owners. Participants are also invited to monthly networking events to connect with other women entrepreneurs. 

To learn more or schedule an appointment, contact Lucero DeLeon at

La Cocina Incubator

The La Cocina Incubator program helps food entrepreneurs turn their cooking skills into a successful business. 94% of the program’s clients are women, primarily from low-income communities of color. Visit their website for more information on how to apply to the program.

Family Child Care Small Business Development Program

OEWD partners with Wu Yee to help Family Child Care (FCC) providers operate successful, high-quality child care businesses. Wu Yee can provide training expertise, mentoring, and guidance for current and new, aspiring FCC businesses. 99% of the program participants are women. 

To learn more, email or call 415-230-7537.

Last updated March 11, 2023