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Visa Canada She's Next Grant Program

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 will be selected to receive a 10,000 CAD grant plus a one-year annual IFundWomen Coaching Membership.

Applications for this program are now closed.

Visa is back with more funding & resources for women entrepreneurs in Canada

Through this program, ten (10) qualified women entrepreneurs were selected to receive a $10,000 CAD grant, plus IFundWomen Coaching membership to support the growth of their small business.

Program Criteria

• The entrant is a legal resident of Canada
• The entrant is at least the age of majority of their province or territory of residence at the time of entry
• The entrant must own at least 50% of their business and operate their business in Canada
• The entrant’s business must have been operating for 2+ years
• The entrant must have a business that has a product or service in market and is generating revenue
• The entrant must have a legitimate and compelling digital presence

Check out the Official Rules for Visa Canada She’s Next Grant Program. For Official Rules in French, click here.

Meet the current recipients

In September 2021, Visa Canada in partnership with IFundWomen teamed up once again 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 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
Tomi Gbeleyi-Curtis
Founder of MFMG Cosmetics

MFMG Cosmetics is a beauty brand that develops cosmetics tailored to multicultural beauty consumers. Initially launched as an online community to highlight the need for more diversity and inclusion in the beauty industry.

Elaine Leung
Founder of Sea Smart

Sea Smart is a charity whose vision is to educate, inspire, and empower people to take action to protect our oceans. From summer camps to corporate programs, Sea Smart's mission is to deliver fun, action-oriented, and solutions-based programs that empower youth, educators, businesses, and communities to be ocean heroes.

Bunny Ghatrora
Founder of Blume

Blume was created to make self care easier and healthier, while de-stigmatizing normal things like acne, puberty, periods and sex ed. We're here to protect and nurture, and shift the narrative away from perfect skin and towards healthy skin.

Toronto, ON

Beeja May

Canada's largest online resale shop. Thousands of pre-loved children, maternity & nursing wear.

100% Funded
$7,779Raised
25Days Left
Family
Lifestyle
Oakville, ON

CASE

This is the end of Toronto sending plastic takeout containers to landfill.

100% Funded
$7,779Raised
106Days Left
Social Good
Vancouver, BC

Shivanesce Wellness Inc

Shivanesce Wellness is a trauma-informed and culturally-blended company with the aim of increasing mental health awareness and access

100% Funded
$7,779Raised
27Days Left
Health + Science
Surrey, BC

Blume

We’re all up in your bathroom with products that are good for your body and the environment.

100% Funded
$7,779Raised
27Days Left
Health + Science
Toronto, ON

Unika swimwear

Body positive . Ethically made in Canada . Sustainably conscious . Made to order . Available in XS-4XL

100% Funded
$7,779Raised
29Days Left
Business Services
Lifestyle
Montreal, QC

Maguire Shoes

We are an independent female-led company working to make high-quality fashion footwear fair and accessible.

100% Funded
$7,779Raised
29Days Left
Business Services

 

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

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