Each year thousands of women dream of opening businesses and having a better life.

There are few issues that are more urgent today than reviving the U.S. economy. Small businesses play a huge part in our country’s economic wellbeing, since over the past two decades they’ve created 65% of net new jobs.

In the last 15 years, the number of women-owned businesses has increased by 59%─that’s 1½ times the national average! However, less than 3% of these businesses ever reach $1 million in revenues. Lack of access to credit and business skills training is the main reason so many women owned firms continue to operate as microbusinesses today.

The Women’s Venture Fund helps women businesses begin, grow and prosper.

  • Served more than 17,000 clients since 1996
  • Assisted more than 1,500 women with their credit needs

How can you help? We need funding to continue to help more women succeed. Help us to reach and serve more women by supporting one of our activities below:

  • $50 provides access to a newsletter of tips and advice for 50 women businesses
  • $100 can give someone one class for free
  • $200 will pay for one women entrepreneur to attend a marketing course
  • $500 will pay for a private advisory session with one business
  • $3500 will help fund part of a loan to a small business
  • $1,000 can put one course online
  • $5,000 you can sponsor an online courses for one year



To make a donation by check, please make your check payable to “Women’s Venture Fund” and mail it with your return address to:

Women’s Venture Fund
220 Fifth Avenue, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10001

If you would prefer to make your donation via wire or by phone, please contact us for instructions.