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.


Learn about funding opportunities for your business

The Bank of America Access to Capital Directory for Women Entrepreneurs, created in partnership with Seneca Women, provides a comprehensive, searchable database of hundreds of funding opportunities that are of special interest to women. Sources of capital range 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.

Bank of America Marketplace by Seneca Women

We know that when women thrive, families, communities and economies thrive. That’s why we’re committed to investing in women and supporting development opportunities for our teammates, our clients and our communities. We recently launched the Bank of America Marketplace by Seneca Women , an online directory showcasing amazing women-owned businesses — including businesses that participate in programs for women entrepreneurs supported by our company.

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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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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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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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Tory Burch Foundation Business Webinars

Women entrepreneurs face significant obstacles, including access to capital and business networks. That's why we've partnered with the Tory Burch Foundation to launch a series of new webinars to support early-stage, women-led businesses in all industries.


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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.

2023 Women and Minority Business Owner Spotlight

This survey of more than 1,000 small business owners explores the business and economic outlook of all entrepreneurs, with specific insights on the perspectives of women, Black, Hispanic-Latino, and Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) business owners around access to capital, business outlook, work-life balance and community support.

The Information Women Small Business Owners Need

How to fund a startup, ways to overcome entrepreneurial hurdles, where to find affordable loans—all this valuable information and more can be found in Bank of America’s Women Entrepreneurs: Resources for Small Business.

How the Cornell program helped her pivot

During a challenging time, entertainment-company founder Tina Fears used what she learned at the Bank of America Institute for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Cornell. See what she discovered about her business and about the value of being able to pivot.


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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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