She’s Next Grant Program

Applications for the She’s Next Grant Program Competition are now closed. 

Stay tuned to our social media channels for the announcement of the finalists on Monday, 24 July 2023.

In partnership with Visa Worldwide Pte. Limited, the Accelerator for Enterprising Women is bringing the She’s Next Grant Program Competition to Australia and New Zealand to support women entrepreneurs to run, fund and grow their businesses. 

The opportunity

The program will award grants to the value of AUD $10,000 to one  entrepreneur, and AUD $5,000 each to two runners-up in Australia.

We are currently seeking applications from women with an established business that fits into one or both of the following categories:

  1. Women’s Economic Equality: The business helps to empower women and girls by strengthening their economic security, participation, leadership or safety.
  2. Health, Wellbeing and The Care Economy: The business contributes to the health, wellbeing or fitness of its customers or the community.

Three successful applicants will be invited to attend the Visa She’s Next event in Sydney on Friday, 11 August 2023, where they will pitch their business to an audience and judging panel. 

The Accelerator for Enterprising Women will support the three successful applicants through the provision of travel, accommodation and transfers to Sydney (where applicable). Additionally, we are also delighted to free access to professional services including graphic design, presentation skills, social media support and media training.

The fine print

Firstly, please read the Terms and Conditions to ensure you and your business are a good fit for this opportunity.

Ready to enter?

Entries for this opportunity closed at 11.59pm AEST on Friday, 14 July 2023.

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