GoFundMe.org is a donation-based crowdfunding platform. GoFundMe will provide $500 matching micro-grants to support COVID-19 relief to qualifying individuals and businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Start a campaign and raise $500 to be considered for a relief grant.
GoFundMe Small Business Relief Fund Form
Black Girl Ventures
Black Girl Ventures is a social enterprise with a mission to increase capital to black and brown women. BGV is a virtual pitch platform that provides crowdfunded microgrants. Apply to Pitch.
DC Kiva Hub at DSLBD
DC Kiva Hub at DSLBD offers DC businesses and DC resident entrepreneurs no-barrier, favorable term crowdfunding loans to help them open, operate, pivot and grow their business in the District of Columbia.
Honeycomb Credit Comeback Loans
Honeycomb Credit Comeback Loans are crowdfunded low interest small business loans between $15,000-$500,000+ for entrepreneurs in the restaurant industry who want to open or reopen a business that closed due to the pandemic.
Launching a Crowdfunding Campaign The WDCEP, in partnership with the DC Women’s Business Center , Department of Local and Small Business Development and other partners created this toolkit to help business owners who are interested in utilizing crowdfunding to support or start their business. Learn more about crowdfunding basics, first hand experiences and recommended steps to launch your campaign.
Check our blog post: How Strategic Crowdfunding Can Help Women Entrepreneurs Navigate A Pandemic