Federal Programs for Women in Small Business

The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Outlines all Federal Government prograns targeting women and small business.

Many of the SBA programs offering Small Business Grants, Loan Programs and Counseling Programs for women are offered through state agencies.

Grants For Business For Women

Small Business Innovation Research
From: Cooperative State Research, Education, And Extension Service
Program Objectives: To stimulate technological innovation in the private sector, strengthen the role of small businesses in meeting Federal research and development needs, increase private sector commercialization of inn...more
Disadvantaged Business Enterprises_Short Term Lending Program
From: Office of the Secretary (OST) Administration Secretariate
Program Objectives: To advance the opportunities for small, minority-owned disadvantaged businesses, including women and service-disabled veteran owned businesses and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) (to obtain a...more

Small Business Grants for Women


Microloan Program
From: Small Business Administration
Program Objectives: To assist women, low-income, and minority entrepreneurs, business owners, and other individuals possessing the capability to operate successful business concerns and to assist small business concerns ...more
Environmental Health
From: National Institutes of Health
Program Objectives: To foster understanding of human health effects of exposure to environmental agents in the hope that these studies will lead to: the identification of agents that pose a hazard and threat of disease, ...more
Oral Diseases and Disorders Research
From: National Institutes of Health
Program Objectives: To obtain improved information on craniofacial-oral-dental health promotion, disease prevention, diagnostics, therapeutics, and fundamental scientific research that fuels the engine of patient-oriente...more
Human Genome Research
From: National Institutes of Health
Program Objectives: To obtain genetic maps, physical maps, and determine the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) sequences of the genomes of humans and model organisms to be used as resources in biomedical research, medicine, an...more
Research Related to Deafness and Communication Disorders
From: National Institutes of Health
Program Objectives: To investigate solutions to problems directly relevant to individuals with deafness or disorders of human communication in the areas of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, and language. The...more
Alcohol Research Programs
From: National Institutes of Health
Program Objectives: To develop a sound fundamental knowledge base which can be applied to the development of improved methods of treatment and more effective strategies for preventing alcoholism and alcohol-related probl...more
Drug Abuse and Addiction Research Programs
From: National Institutes of Health
Program Objectives: To support biomedical, basic and clinical neuroscience, behavioral and social science, epidemiologic, health services and health disparity research to develop new knowledge and approaches related to t...more
Minority Health and Health Disparities Research
From: National Institutes of Health
Program Objectives: To support basic, clinical, social, and behavioral research, promote research infrastructure and training; foster emerging programs; disseminate information; and reach out to minority and other health...more



Federal Agencies with Active Grants for Small Business


Administration for Children & Families - ACYF/FYSBAdministration for Children and Families
Administration for Children and Families - ACYF/CBAdministration for Children and Families - OHS
Administration for Children and Families - OPREAdministration for Children and Families - ORR
Administration for Community LivingAgency for Health Care Research and Quality
Agency for International DevelopmentAssistance Coordination
Bureau of Conflict Stabilization OperationsBureau of Counterterrorism
Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and LaborBureau of International Security-Nonproliferation
Bureau of ReclamationCalifornia State Office
Centers for Disease Control - NCCDPHPCenters for Disease Control - NCHHSTP
Centers for Disease Control and PreventionCenters for Disease Control and Prevention - ERA
Department of AgricultureDepartment of Commerce
Department of DefenseDepartment of Education
Department of EnergyDepartment of Energy - Office of Science
Department of Health and Human ServicesDepartment of Homeland Security
Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentDepartment of Justice
Department of StateDepartment of the Interior
Department of TransportationDepartment of Veterans Affairs
Dept of the Army -- Materiel CommandDOT/Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Engineer Research and Development CenterFederal Mediation and Conciliation Service
Fish and Wildlife ServiceFood and Drug Administration
Foreign Agricultural ServiceGeological Survey
Golden Field OfficeHealth Resources and Services Administration
NASA HeadquartersNational Institute of Food and Agriculture
National Institute of JusticeNational Institutes of Health
National Park ServiceNational Veterans Sports Programs
Natural Resources Conservation ServiceNaval Supply Systems Command
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency PreventionOffice of National Drug Control Policy
Office of ScienceOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Health
Office of the Middle East Partnership InitiativeOffice of the Secretary
Small Business AdministrationSocial Security Administration
Utilities Programs




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