Women of Color Grant Program 2022

Application for the Women of Color Grant Program 2022 is ongoing!

Women of Color businesses are vital to our economy. Fearless Fund and The Tory Burch Foundation are partnering again to launch the Women of Color Grant Program along with The Cru.

The grant will be awarded to 150 deserving small businesses $10,000- $20,000.

In addition, you will be awarded access to a peer network to help you continue to build and grow your business. Don’t miss your chance! Complete the entry form by February 9, 2022, for your chance to be selected for a grant and awarded an annual membership to The Cru.

Women of Color Grant- Reqirements

All Entries must meet the following criteria, as determined within Sponsors and Administrators final sole discretion:

  • Entries that contain or otherwise infringe on any third-party names, trademarks, music, identities, copyrighted or patented material, and/or other material subject to third party rights are prohibited;
  • Entries that include any reference to any patents and/or trade secrets of Sponsor or Released Parties and/or its competitors are prohibited;
  • Entries that are obscene, offensive, contain any profanities, endorse any form of hate or hate group, or any language or images communicating messages inconsistent with the positive images to which Sponsor and/or Released Parties wishes to associate will be void;
  • Entries cannot be sexually explicit or suggestive, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic, or contain nudity or any materially dangerous activity;
  • Entries cannot promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message;
  • Entries cannot contain disparaging remarks, defame, misrepresent, invade the publicity, third party rights and/or the privacy rights of Sponsor, Released Parties, their products or any trademarks or other intellectual property they own, other products or companies, or any person, living or deceased;
  • No background artwork should appear in the Entries unless it is an original work of the Entrant. Any artwork, murals, etc. that can be seen in Entries must be created solely by the Entrant or Entrant must be the sole owner of all copyright interests therein;
  • Entries cannot contain trademarks owned by others, or advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind, or contain any personal identifiable information, such as personal names, email addresses, etc.;
  • Entries cannot communicate messages inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Released Parties associate; and
  • Entries cannot be in violation of any law, statute, regulation, or ordinance.

Women of Color Grant- Benefit

  • Receive $10,000- $20,000 in grants to go towards business growth
  • Participate in monthly meetings with a curated Cru of fellow grant recipients between April 2022 and April 2023

Who is eligible for Women of Color Grant?

  • Revenue generating (Minimum annual revenue of $100,000 strongly preferred)
  • Identify as a woman of color owner
  • One to five years in business preferred
  • Formed under United States law and operating in the United States
  • For profit, from any industry
  • NOTE: Current members of The Cru are eligible for this program if and only if they meet the above qualifications and are eligible for membership renewal between the dates of January 1 and April 1 2022.

Applications open 1/19/2022 | Applications close 2/9/2022

All applications will be reviewed and grant recipient finalists will be notified to participate in an interview process mid-March 2022. Final grant recipients will be notified the first week in April 2022.

FAQs on Women of Color Grant

Application submission for this grant closes on the 2nd of Sept 2022.

Mid-March 2022

A grant will be awarded to 150 deserving small businesses $10,000- $20,000.







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