The Women’s Enterprise Foundation (WEF) supports emerging women business owners in the greater Phoenix area who have a demonstrated business development need or who would benefit from specialized educational training and development opportunities. Our mission is to support and inspire such enterprising women with scholarships and grants that enable them to further their education, leadership skills and opportunities to succeed.

WEF invests in the professional development of emerging women business owners by awarding scholarships for one-year membership and sponsored attendance at ongoing educational and networking events with:

If you would like to apply for either a scholarship to one of these esteemed organizations or a grant, please complete the applicable application below and indicate your organization of choice.  

Please note that $2,500 is the maximum amount that will be awarded in the form of a grant, to any one company.


Scholarship Applications are open year round and awarded monthly.


Applications Accepted May 1, 2020 – May 31, 2020

Due to everything that is going on in the world, WEF has decided to open up the Fall Grant Application early.  If your business has been negatively impacted by COVID-19 then we invite you to complete the Special Grant Application. 

For questions on our scholarships or grants please Contact Us and put “Scholarships & Grants” in the subject line.