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WBDC Ignite Grant Applications Being Accepted Now!

Posted on February 6, 2024


New name. Same great opportunity.

The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) announced that applications for the Ignite grant, formerly known as the Equity Match Grant, are now being accepted!

The deadline to apply is March 14, 2024. The application is also offered in Spanish.

According to the WBDC, the “ignite grant provides a groundbreaking opportunity for Connecticut women-owned businesses. Since 2020, WBDC has provided grants totaling more than $2.5M to 276 women-owned businesses in every county in the state.”

The program offers grants between $2,500 and $10,000 to qualified women-owned small businesses in Connecticut for clearly defined projects that will have a measurable impact on the business, its growth, and its profitability.

Applications are being accepted now!

The application period is open now. For more information and resources, please go to the Ignite page of the WBDC website.

*Please note that previous recipients of the WBDC Equity Match Grant are not eligible for an Ignite grant.