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Awards to USA, Canada, and International female entrepreneurs from any sector in recognition of their achievements and to provide support for greater business success. Award recipients will receive financial support; human support, including training, coaching, and peer learning; and social support, including access to a community of experts and peers and ongoing support for business development.
The Regional Awards of the Cartier Women’s Initiative are looking for women-run and women-owned impact-driven businesses. Entrepreneurs across all sectors and geographies are encouraged to apply.
The fellowship program aims to equip fellows with the necessary skills to grow their business and to build their leadership capacity by drawing upon the experience and expertise of academics, practitioners, industry experts, and entrepreneurs and by enabling peer learning.
For the 2023 edition, two new regional categories have been added: Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa and Oceania.
Human Capital Support:
Social Capital Support:
Throughout the program, Cartier Women's Initiative strives to highlight the social and environmental impact created by their fellows and bridge connections between women impact entrepreneurs and their supporters.
GrantWatch ID#: 151419
Financial Capital Support:
- US$ 100,000 grant for each first-place awardee
- US$ 60,000 grant for each second-place awardee
- US$ 30,000 grant for each third-place awardee
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Cartier Women's Initiative
33 Rue Boissy d'Anglas
The program selects 27 fellows from 9 regions for its Regional Awards:
• Latin America and the Caribbean
• North America
• Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa
• Anglophone and Lusophone Africa
• Middle East and North Africa
• East Asia
• South Asia and Central Asia
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USA Territories: American Samoa (USA); Guam (USA); Puerto Rico (USA); Virgin Islands (USA); Northern Mariana Islands (USA);
USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA) Marshall Islands (USA) Republic of Palau (USA)
Canada: Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Saskatchewan; Yukon;
International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.
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