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Driving women’s businesses toward success.

The road to new business financing can be winding, even unmarked. When that business is owned by a woman, the road is typically filled with even more roadblocks.

That’s why we’re hopping in the passenger’s seat: offering financial assistance, education, training and mentorship to ensure women’s businesses succeed.

To ensure the success of our clients’ businesses, we have also created a continuum of wraparound services including technical assistance, educational conferences, summits and workshops developed in partnership with colleges, universities and other organizations in the ecosystem to support all steps of entrepreneurship from ideation to launch to growth.

Supporting businesses and entrepreneurs

MWF offers classes, summits, conferences, mentorship and more to make sure women start successful businesses.

Our WomanUp Pitch Competitions provides the chance to win cash prizes, investments and professional services for businesses in both launch and growth stages. The Michigan Women’s MicroLoan Fund has provided hundreds of loans to help women entrepreneurs and small business owners find their way.

WomanUp & Pitch

From concept paper to pitching in front of high achieving judges and a supportive audiences, this process helps early stage entrepreneurs hone their business plans and the story of their business. WomanUp & Learn. See events tab for for competition dates.

Classes and conferences to help no matter what stage your businesses is in. See events tab for upcoming offerings.


Whether you need help with an immediate task or long term advice and counsel/ MWF can find an experience volunteer to become part of your journey.