Fuel the Growth: Investing in CWE's Future

A fundraising effort to support and strengthen the core mission based programs of CWE and to fuel expansion of new initiatives that will propel CWE into the next stage of growth.

Investment Areas

Expand Program Offerings - Investment $550,000
  • 5 additional Community Classrooms
  • Increase business start rates from 50% to 68%: expand the mentor program to more clients
  • Provide scholarships to clients in need
  • Expand online learning and grow programs to help 100 new women-owned businesses thrive at this stage
  • Keep our promise to never turn anyone away


Fund Businesses and Increase Financial Education - Investment $350,000

  • Offer microloans to clients in Massachusetts
  • Increase access to capital for clients
  • Provide enhanced business support and loan education:  100% repayment rate objective



Meet Program Demand - Investment $500,000

  • Increase support to 800 additional women in New Hampshire and Vermont
  • Expand programming to 300 veterans 
  • Position CWE as New England's leading organization for women entrepreneurs
  • Create a CWE fund for new initiatives


Build a Virtual Exchange - Investment $100,000

  • 24/7 access to expert advice and resources
  • Network and share ideas with other women locally, across New England, and beyond
  • Increase accessibility by building an online marketplace
  • Exchange business services and products with other women-owned businesses


Our Impact

Client Demographics

83%
Women

43%
Minority

57%
Low-Income

21%
Unemployed


Impact on Participants

84%
Increase their understanding of business and entrepreneurship

52%
Started a business

62%
Increase the revenue of an existing business after 1 year

35%
Increase their personal income three years after completing a program


Invest in CWE's future.  Fuel the growth.

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