Angel Grants to Empower Women Entrepreneurs & Business Owners

We’re launching Angel Grants in celebration of American Business Women’s Day on Sept 22, 2022.

This fall, AngeLink – the world’s first female-powered crowdfunding community – is giving $1,000 Angel Grants to five women business owners to fund or start their small businesses!

It's Quick and Easy to Apply!

All steps must be followed in order for your business to be considered for an Angel Grant!
  • 1 Start a Business Fundraiser on AngeLink
  • Set your financial goal for your fundraiser.
  • Write your compelling story including your aspirations and goals for your business.
  • Include #AngelGrant and #WomenOwnedBusiness in your story.
  • Post your best photographs and video.
  • Launch your fundraiser before October 22, 2022. And remember, the sooner the better, so you have more time to fundraise!
  • 2 Submit the Online Grant Application
  • Apply between September 22 and October 22, 2022.
  • Click the "apply" button above to get started.
  • 3 Share and Promote on Social Media
  • Use hashtags #AngelGrant and #WomenOwnedBusiness.
  • Download the AngeLink mobile app to access our custom emojis and badges to get the attention of potential donors.
  • The more you share, the more successful you'll be.
  • 4 Create a Short Video and Post on Social Media
  • Introduce yourself.
  • What is your dream for your business?
  • How will you use this grant money?
  • What kind of social impact does your business have in your community?
  • If you’re camera shy, don’t worry, the video is optional.
Angel Grant winners will be announced on October 29, 2022. Best of luck. We’re cheering for you!

Here's the Angel Grant Criteria:

  • Woman owned business (see terms) and located in the United States.
  • Involved in your community. (Example: Sponsor a girls sports team!)
  • Small, independently owned and operated business under $10 million in annual revenue.
  • Awardees will be chosen based on the most inspirational story, mission and social impact.
  • Include hashtags #AngelGrant & #WomenOwnedBusiness in your fundraiser story and social media.
  • All entries must meet AngeLink’s Terms of Service to be eligible for an Angel Grant.

Terms and Conditions

NO PURCHASE, PAYMENT OR CONSIDERATION OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL REGULATIONS APPLY. By applying for the Angel Grant program, all entrants agree to be bound by these official rules. The Angel Grant program begins 09/22/22 at 12:00:01 am ET and ends on 10/22/22 at 11:59 pm ET.

ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, businesses must meet the eligibility requirements set forth on the AngeLink Angel Grants for Women Entrepreneurs homepage, and as described herein.

To be eligible for an Angel Grant the business, organization or charity must be (1) at least 51% owned, operated, and/or controlled by one or more persons who are female; and (2) independently owned/operated and under $10 Million in revenue.

ENTRY PROCEDURE: Each of the following steps must be followed for your business to be considered for an Angel Grant:

  • Launch an AngeLink fundraising campaign for your business, and to categorize it as ‘Business’. https://angelink.com/start-fundraiser
  • Launch your fundraiser before October 22, 2022.
  • Share your fundraising campaign via your social media. Use the hashtags #AngelGrant and #WomenOwnedBusiness.
  • Submit the online application. You must apply online between September 22 and October 22, 2022.

Winners will be announced on October 29, 2022.

Your Business must meet the following additional criteria:

  • Woman owned business and located in the United States.
  • Involved in your community. (Example: Sponsor a girls sports team!)
  • Small, independently owned and operated business under $10 million in annual revenue.
  • Awardees will be chosen based on the most inspirational story, mission and social impact.
  • Include hashtags #AngelGrant & #WomenOwnedBusiness in your fundraiser story and social media.
  • All entries must meet AngeLink’s Terms of Service to be eligible for an Angel Grant.

The Angel Grant program consists of five (5) grants each consisting of USD $1,000. Approximate retail value: $1,000 USD. Grants are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at AngeLink’s sole discretion. Angel Grant recipients are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with grant receipt and/or use. Limit: One (1) grant per person or business. Total approximate retail value of all grants: $5,000. Grant recipients must use the grant for the purpose of running and growing the business as described in the recipient’s application. Grant recipients are prohibited from using any portion of the grant for any other purpose whatsoever, including without limitation for personal or illegal use.

AngeLink reserves the right to refuse, withdraw or disqualify any entry at any time at its sole discretion. Decisions on which applicants will receive grants will be determined in AngeLink’s sole discretion, based on the criteria above.

AngeLink reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this contest should a virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond AngeLink’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the contest. In such case, AngeLink may select the winners from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by AngeLink. AngeLink reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the contest or application website or violates these Terms and Conditions. AngeLink has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the contest, to void entries for any reason. Attempts to undermine the legitimate operation of the contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, AngeLink reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

By submitting an application, you warrant and represent that you are the Campaign Organizer of the fundraiser, that the application has been created by you as an original work and that all required third-party releases (if any) have been obtained in writing. You further agree and acknowledge that AngeLink (and those acting with its authority) may copy, reproduce, edit, broadcast and otherwise use the application in any way in any medium whether now existing or later discovered, worldwide, in perpetuity, including but not limited to posting online on AngeLink’s social media pages, without consideration to you or anybody associated with the fundraiser. AngeLink reserves the right to delete or remove any inappropriate content from an application without disqualifying the entry where, in AngeLink’s determination, such change does not materially alter the application and the entrant has otherwise attempted in good faith to comply with the Terms of Service. You agree to irrevocably assign and transfer to AngeLink any and all rights, title and interest in your application including, without limitation, all copyrights and waive all moral rights.

By submitting an application, you warrant and represent that: (i) all statements made in the application process are true, accurate, and complete; (ii) the application has not been and will not be assigned or transferred to another party; (iii) no licenses to the application have or will be granted; (iv) the application is and will remain free from any and all other encumbrances of any kind or nature; (v) the application is unique to you, was created solely by you, and no one else has any right, title, or interest in and to the application and its contents (other than any named co-submitters); and (vi) nothing in your application infringes or violates any patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, other right of any other party, or any other applicable law.

Except where prohibited, the application constitutes your consent for use of your name, likeness, voice, opinions, statements, biographical information, and/or hometown and state for promotional or advertising purposes in any media, worldwide, now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further review, notification, payment, or consideration (except where prohibited by law).

You agree that AngeLink has not made any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any grant.

By submitting your application, you further agree that: (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the grant program, the application process, or any grant awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to reasonable and actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with submitting your application, but in no event whatsoever shall attorney’s fees be awarded/paid; and (iii) under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain any award for, and you hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental, indirect or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for reasonable and actual out-of-pocket expenses. These rules and any disputes relating hereto are governed by the internal laws of the State of Florida without regard to principles of conflicts of laws, and by entering, you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in Naples, Florida for resolution of any disputes relating to the Contest and waive any objection thereto. For New Jersey residents and wherever else applicable, the limitations set forth above are inapplicable where attorneys’ fees, court costs, or other damages are mandated by statute.

By applying, you agree to AngeLink’s manner of collection and usage of any personal information you submit, all of which is subject to AngeLink’s privacy policy located at https://angelink.com/c/policies-and-legal/.

GRANTEE LISTS NAME: For the name of the grantees, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:

AngeLink Angel Grants for Women Entrepreneurs

AngeLink

PO Box 110835

Naples, FL 34108

All such requests must be received by 11/30/2022.