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SBA awards $50,000 grant to women's business accelerator The JunipHER Project

09/16/2016 2:54 PM | Anonymous

 WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Sept. 15, 2016 - PRLog

  AccelerateHERâ„¢ of Williamsburg, VA recently    received a $50,000 grant for its JunipHER Project,  a program launched in January 2016 to help mid-  stage women business owners (WBOs) achieve  growth.

 The grant was one of 68 awarded by the U.S.  Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Investment and Innovation, Office of Native American Affairs, and Office of Veterans Business Development along with the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation and Department of Education as part of its third annual Growth Accelerator Fund Competition.

"Through this national competition, we are empowering accelerators which are led by and support women or other underrepresented groups," says SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet.

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