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Visa She's Next Grant Program for Canadian Entrepreneurs


Visa is back with more funding opportunities for women-owned businesses in Canada, in partnership with IFundWomen.  As part of Visa’s continued commitment to support small businesses, 10 exceptional women entrepreneurs were selected to receive a 10,000 CAD grant plus a one-year annual IFundWomen Coaching Membership. Meet the recipients and fund their campaigns below!

Meet the recipients

In September 2021, Visa Canada in partnership with IFundWomen teamed up to provide 10 qualified women entrepreneurs with the resources needed to support their growth after being hit hard by the pandemic. Get to know the recipients of our first program who each demonstrated meaningful impact and potential for growth through their product/service, and won a $10K grant plus IFundWomen Coaching membership to drive their businesses forward.

Watch the recipient surprise announcement

Ekiuwa Aire
Founder of Our Ancestories

Our Ancestories is a publishing company that creates children’s books that share positive stories based on African History providing an opportunity for kids to explore African culture in a way that has never been done before. 

Amal Soliman and Logaina Elkattan
Founder of Nuba

Nuba is a BIPOC women owned company, making certified organic, freshly brewed, all natural, ready to drink hibiscus tea. Nuba is a mother daughter team, passionate about supporting small scale farmers in Southern Egypt.

Crystal Earle
Founder of Braves Soles

Brave Soles is focused on crafting classically styled footwear and accessories with upcycled materials and ethical, small scale production chains. Their handcrafted shoes have up-cycled tire soles, inspired by the founder’s work with vulnerable landfill workers in the Dominican Republic.

Richmond, BC

Amoda Drinkable Wellness

Delicious matcha adaptogen blends, superfood lattes, and herbal teas to elevate your daily routines and your body, mind and mood.

63% Funded
0Days Left
Oakville, ON


Organic, freshly brewed, all natural, hibiscus tea, and other authentic Middle Eastern drinks. Supporting small farmers in Egypt.

100% Funded
304Days Left
Toronto, ON

Brave Soles: Además

Our handcrafted shoes have upcycled tire soles and reclaimed leather. Made with love for people and planet.

16% Funded
23Days Left
Toronto, ON

EarthPup Co.

Tackling the food waste problem by turning nutrient-dense food destined for landfills into healthy dog treats.
Planet. Pups. People.

100% Funded
31Days Left
Social Good
Saskatoon, SK

The Local Kitchen

SPONSOR A CAMPER: Help cover the registration fee for up to 10 kids from low-income families to attend a TLK summer cooking camp

69% Funded
0Days Left
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Health + Science
Social Good

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Check out the Official Rules for the Visa • IFundWomen Canada Grant Program. For French, click here.

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