Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub Now Accepting Applications
Announced in Budget 2018, the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy will help women to grow their businesses with access to financing, talent, networks and expertise. As part of this strategy, the Government of Canada will invest in the creation of a Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub.
The Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub will serve as a one-stop source of knowledge, data and best practices for women entrepreneurs. The Government of Canada will provide either one eligible organization or a consortium of eligible organizations up to $8.62 million over three years to establish this Hub.
As part of this role, the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub will deliver a number of activities intended to support the advancement of women entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds throughout the innovation ecosystem. These activities include:
- A report on the progress of women entrepreneurs in Canada, including a measure or review of the entrepreneurship ecosystem supports for women in Canada
- Collecting, analyzing, and disseminating information, and/or advancing research on women’s entrepreneurship
- Supporting and sharing best practices and knowledge among women business support organizations
The Government of Canada is now inviting eligible organizations – or groups of eligible organizations – to submit their innovative proposals for creating a Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub under the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: September 7, 2018