Women Entrepreneur Program

By mmuise
Description:

FCC provides financing to women entrepreneurs in agriculture, agribusiness and agri-food to start or grow their business. The program includes a one-time loan processing fee waiver for up to $1,000 throughout the lifetime of the program to invest in skill development that best suits their business needs.


Comments on Funding:

FCC offers a one-time loan processing fee waiver for up to $1,000 throughout the lifetime of the program to invest in skill development that best suits business needs.
The applicant will pay interest and other fees, if applicable.

Deadline: Continuous Intake
Eligibility:

The applicant must be a woman involved in agriculture, agribusiness and food.

Application Steps:

Applicants must contact a FCC representative for details.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must:
1. generate a net worth statement,
2. collect past three years of tax returns or accountant-prepared financial statements,
3. gather recent pay stubs or written employer verification for off-farm income (if applicable),
4. bring government-issued photo ID (drivers license, passport),
5. collect shareholder agreements (if any),
6. assemble copies of existing operating loan agreements (if applicable),
7. build a business and marketing plan,
8. prepare and maintain a cash flow budget.

Other Things to Note:

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