Grant Program


RWCA recognized the limitation of resources for those getting started in business. Today most funded grant models cater to non profit organizations 

Our chief strategy is to promote innovative solutions and ensure the organizations can achieve lasting results and growth. We believe that the best ideas benefit everyone.


RWCA is offering a grant to any qualifying business up to $50,000. 

  • Our goal is to grow the local community economically, encourage entrepreneurship, and provide a way for anyone to thrive regardless of background, education level, gender, race, or economic standing

  • These grants are incentives to encourage creativity and design to foster new services or products in our cites

  • Our business panel will filter all applicants and ensure every applicant meets the qualifying criteria

  • The first grant awardee will be selected November, 2022 

  • Please note the application deadline will be January 1, 2022

    • Application Window is June 1, 2021 to January 1, 2022


Organizations/individuals applying must meet the following criteria:


  • Comprehensive business plan with 3 year projections

    • At year 3 you will submit projections for the next two years 

  • All incomplete applications will be rejected 

  • Applications will not be accepted after the deadline

  • Have appropriate legal designation based on the business model and size

  • Consider legal ramification of the industry and address in the business plan

  • Franchises and government contracting agencies do not qualify

  • Have a specific spending plan

    Employment History

    In addition to the aforesaid application, each applicant is required to submit the following:
    · Last three years of tax returns
    · List of annual expenses
    · A copy of school transcripts
    · Resume
    · A 250-word essay introducing yourself to the Board and why you are interested in the Leadership Program

    Statement of Accuracy

    I hereby affirm that all the above stated information provided by me is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I also consent that if chosen as a scholarship recipient my picture may be taken and used to promote the organization's scholarship program.

    I hereby understand that if chosen as a scholarship recipient, according to Real Women Collective Action Scholarship Policy, I must be present at the Annual Gala where I am to accept my scholarship award.

    I hereby understand that if chosen as a scholarship recipient, it is my responsibility to use the funds as directed. I hereby understand that if I fail to use the funds for the purpose, they are intended for I may be subjected to personally repay those funds misappropriated.

    I hereby understand that if chosen as a scholarship recipient and in order to maintain the scholarship that I will cooperate with the Organization for periodic reviews of my financial information to verify my continuing financial need.

    I hereby understand that if chosen as a scholarship recipient I must complete the Real Women Collective Action Leadership Program and agree to participate in alumni functions and activities for two (2) years following the completion of the Leadership Program.

    Contact Us

    We are here to answer any questions you may have about RWCA. Reach out to us and we'll respond as soon as we can.

    Interested in speaking to someone directly? Please call 757- 367- 5270