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During this time of uncertainty and great risk to small business and organizations like CWE, your donation is more important than ever. Please support us so we can continue to support women in New England.

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Funding & Resources for Small Business During COVID-19 Crisis

CWE is committed to serving  small businesses throughout New England. During this unprecedented crisis we will adapt as necessary to deliver classes, consulting and support virtually and through webinars.  

We have compiled a list of COVID-19 funding opportunities and resources that may be available to you and your business. Please explore your options carefully.  If you need guidance please do not hesitate to reach out to your local Center for Assistance.  Click here for Funding & Resource listings.

Serving Women & Supporting Them through this Crisis

CWE is committed to serving the women who come to us as they face the unknown for their small business and the threat to their livelihood as people adhere to the advice to self quarantine. We continue to help our clients during the time they need us most. CWE is:

  • Delivering classes, consulting and support virtually and through webinars.
  • Providing up-to-date information on funding and resources available for small business owners affected byCOVID-19.
  • Working with small business owners who need guidance on what to do during the this crisis.

During this time of uncertainty and great risk to small business and organizations like CWE, your donation is more important than ever. Please support us so we can continue to support women in New England.

2020 CWE Auction & Gala Celebration - Postponed to November 13.

Virtual Auction Coming Soon!  

Our Annual Gala was to be held on March 27; a time for us to come together to celebrate CWE and the thousands of resilient women entrepreneurs we work with across New England. Instead:

  • We are fielding 100s of calls from small business owners who need our support and counsel.
  • CWE is repurposing our webinars and classes to focus on disaster relief.
  • We are keeping our networks up-to-date on the funding and resources available for small business owners effected by the COVID-19 crisis.

Like the women we serve, CWE is also entrepreneurial and resilient, but we still need your financial support. If you are able, thank you for your consideration of donating directly to CWE today. Click this link and donate now. If you already have given, thank you! We promise to be here for our clients and we greatly appreciate you being here for CWE!

Stay Tuned for an Update on Our Spring Online Auction!

During these challenging, stressful times it is more important than ever to keep spirits up and positive thoughts flowing.   We will back in touch in the weeks ahead to invite you, your friends, family, and colleagues to join us for a virtual twist on a long time CWE tradition; we will be moving our silent auction online! Thank you in advance for joining CWE to have some fun and do some good at the same time. 

Gala Postponed to Friday, November 13, 2020

We hope you will join us for our 25th Anniversary Gala on Friday, November 13, 2020 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront. Together we can celebrate and support our entrepreneurs during a time when they need us most.

You Make a Difference!

We thank you for helping us help the women who come to CWE who support themselves and their families with their new and growing businesses. Please donate to CWE directly through our website or by check to: Center for Women & Enterprise, 44 School Street, Suite 200, Boston, MA 02108. Thank you so much for your continued support.

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To us, being a small business owner or entrepreneur is a little bit like being a super hero.

You create something from absolutely nothing taking a risk and leap of faith because you know the impact you can have on the world around you while creating the life you have been dreaming about. 

We believe it's BOLD. We believe it's BRAVE. We believe it's MAGICAL. 

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Tara's enrollment in the 10-Week Business Planning program was a true eye opener that showed her that serious planning and researching was needed in order for her business launch to be successful.

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"CWE has been an incredible resource. We have covered how to start a business, marketing, startup funding, etc." 

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The Director at CWE has been an incredibly influential mentor over the years and helped Shana open her storefront.

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