BMO, Deloitte expand grant program for women-owned businesses

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BMO Financial Group in collaboration with Deloitte has pledged $200,000 in grants as part of an expanded grant program for women-owned businesses across North America.

 

Eight U.S. women will receive grants of $10,000 each while 18 total grants, ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 in Canadian dollars will be awarded in Canada.

 

In addition, six women-owned businesses across North America will be recognized for their contribution to social, environmental and/or economic sustainability through their organizations’ policies, practices or products.

 

An advisory panel of judges comprised predominantly of women will assist with the grant recipient selection process.

 

BMO launched its annual BMO Celebrating Women Grant Program in 2020 and has partnered with organizations including the Women Presidents’ Organization, GroYourBiz, Women Business Enterprises, and Women Get On Board to provide expertise, leadership, knowledge, and opportunities for women to network and learn.

 

Source credits: https://www.bizjournals.com/bizwomen/news/latest-news/2021/07/bmo-deloitte-expand-grant-program-for-women-owned.html

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