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Congratulations to April Grant Winner, Shanika Valcour-Leduff, Founder of Labor and Love

The My Founder Story micro grant winner for April is Shanika Valcour-Leduff of Labor and Love! Labor and Love empowers moms through every stage of motherhood by providing prenatal, birth and postpartum support services, education and advocacy—all delivered with love. Learn more

Applications Are Now Being Accepted

Thanks to our community partner, BankCherokee, applications are now being accepted for the 2022 My Founder Story micro grant program for woman-owned businesses. Each month, a number of qualifiers will be selected via random drawing. The names of the qualifiers and their businesses will be published on My Founder Story’s website and social media, and the community will have the opportunity to cast their vote for the winner.

To qualify for a micro grant, you must be a woman business owner who is a legal resident of the United States, and 18 years of age or older. You must have a majority woman-owned (51%-100%) legally established business entity in the U.S. that is at least one year old and generates less than $100,000 in annual revenue.

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IMPORTANT: If you have already applied for a micro grant in 2021, please do not submit another application. If you meet the grant requirements, your business has the potential to be selected as a qualifier in 2022.

    April Grant Winner: Shanika Valcour-Leduff, founder of Labor and Love