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The Bank of America Center for Women Entrepreneurs

Women play a vital role in driving economic growth, yet they continue to face challenges accessing capital and resources. We’re here to help women make the connections they need to build businesses that drive economies. What would you like the power to do?®

Explore below to see how we’re helping women entrepreneurs.

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A place for women entrepreneurs to learn about funding

Bank of America and Seneca Women have launched the Bank of America Access to Capital Directory, a comprehensive, searchable database of funding opportunities that are of special interest to women. The Directory includes information about sources of capital ranging from equity to loans to grant capital.

Our Partners

We invest in partnerships that connect women entrepreneurs to the mentoring, training and capital they need to power their success.

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The Global Ambassadors Program

Developed with Vital Voices, an NGO that empowers emerging women leaders, this program invests in emerging women leaders around the world by matching them with mentors who are established leaders.

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Bank of America Institute for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Cornell

Through this free online program, women can earn a certificate in business from an Ivy League university. They’ll gain the skills, knowledge and resources necessary to build, manage and scale a successful business.

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The Tory Burch and Bank of America Capital Program

Women entrepreneurs face significant obstacles, including access to capital and business networks. This program connects women business owners to affordable loans to help grow their businesses.

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Kiva Women’s Entrepreneurship Fund

Bank of America, the U.S. Department of State and Kiva have joined forces through the “Women’s Entrepreneurship Fund.” The fund will help to crowdfund loans to one million women entrepreneurs around the world.

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Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

Women in developing and emerging economies have the drive and ambition to become successful, but lack access to the business skills, technology and capital they need. This innovative program combines mentoring with technology to offer one-on-one support.


More resources for small business, from our partners at the Tory Burch Foundation

The Tory Burch Foundation has compiled a list of resources available to small businesses impacted by the coronavirus. It includes links to everything from SBA disaster assistance to mentoring support to industry-specific relief funds.

Strategies of Successful Women Entrepreneurs

Women who run companies with more than $5 million in annual revenue know a lot about overcoming challenges. This report from Bank of America Private Bank and Babson College reveals how entrepreneurs move past the obstacles.

Women Small Business Owners, We’re Here for You

Every day we listen to what women small business owners are facing, especially during these unprecedented times. What we learn helps our small business specialists respond with advice, guidance and resources to help you move your businesses forward.


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Community Development Financial Institutions

CDFIs are local loan centers that provide affordable loans, mentoring and financial advice to small businesses.

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Small Business Resources

The tools and information you need to do the next right thing for your business.

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Better Money Habits

Explore videos, articles and more that help you understand your money and control your future.

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Investing in Women

Bank of America helps women make significant contributions to the global economy, through their businesses and in their communities.

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