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IFundWomen of Color


The go-to funding resource for diverse, early-stage entrepreneurs.  IFundWomen of Color was created with our founding partner Caress to help diverse entrepreneurs bring their dreams into reality through raising capital via crowdfunding and providing grants, coaching, and the connections needed to launch and grow successful businesses.

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Caress • IFundWomen of Color

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What you get:

IFundWomen of Color is here to provide you access to: 

Workshop Access Plan membership

Get unlimited access to semi-private workshops & classes and guidance through the IFundWomen Crowdfunding eCourse & Toolkit.

Exclusive Networking Opportunities

Opportunities in key markets where our entrepreneurs are so you can learn and build your personal networks.

access to a private slack community

Accepted members will have access to a private Slack community - a safe space to discuss their challenges and obstacles and collaborate with peers and coaches for solutions.


Gain exposure and grow your audience through IFWOC as we share the story of you and your business.

A note from Caress 
on the impact of COVID-19

At Caress, we are saddened by the severe impact that COVID-19 is wreaking on our communities and on small businesses and entrepreneurs. We recognize that in this critical time, small businesses are struggling immensely and the disadvantages that women of color entrepreneurs face are only growing.  As a founding partner of IFundWomen of Color, Caress is proud to be supporting 200 women of color owned small businesses with $500,000 in grants for COVID-19 relief.

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Caress • IFWOC grant recipients

Thanks to IFWOC Founding Partner, Caress, each selected entrepreneur has received a $2,500 grant to support their business during this critical time.  Learn more about the latest grant recipients!

Atlanta, GA


At Bamblu, we offer our customers a lifestyle in which they get the rest they need to live the lives they want.

122% Funded
69Days Left
Nashville, TN


To build a professional bakery in a repurposed shipping container. Offering Nashvillians french inspired pastry direct from our mini-farm.

101% Funded
70Days Left
Art + Music
New york, NY

Her Agenda

Her Agenda is a digital media platform working to bridge the gap between ambition and achievement for millennial women.

173% Funded
69Days Left
Business Services
Modern Media
Social Good
Aurora, CO

Dope Mom Life

I have been asked how people can help me as inequities are being highlighted more than ever. This is one of the options, donate!

76% Funded
101Days Left
Modern Media
Miami, FL


Made for curls, coils, and kinks... but great for all hair types!

38% Funded
100Days Left
Brooklyn, NY

"Meals on Us"

A Brooklyn Braised initiative created to help sustainably feed families within the Brooklyn community.

28% Funded
100Days Left
Social Good

Meet Olivia Owens

IFWOC Creator & General Manager

Hi, I’m Olivia and I am so excited to welcome you to IFundWomen of Color! I created this platform, with the support of my team and founding partner Caress, because we know that accessing funding is extremely difficult for women of color. At IFundWomen, we are on a mission to close the funding gap and here’s what we know works: human to human coaching, network building, and a community of like-minded women in the hustle. Through IFundWomen of Color, you will get access to all of that and more to support you on your journey to launching and growing successful businesses. Have questions? We’re here for you! Send us a note at




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