BMO Celebrating Women Grant Recipient Application

GroYourBiz is proud to support the BMO Celebrating Women Grant Recipients for 2021. The Grants were awarded to 18 Canadian women-owned businesses for their contribution to social, environmental and/or economic sustainability outcomes through their organizations’ policies, practices or products.

GroYourBiz will continue to provide a complimentary 1-year membership (Value $1500.00) to be a part of a peer-to-peer Business Advisory Board—our community of women business owners who want to accelerate their business growth with like-minded businesses who are committed to do the same.

Winners will be selected based on who best meets the Membership Requirements* as assessed by judges drawn from the business community and GroYourBiz Trusted Advisors. All applications must be submitted by December 31, 2021.

*GroYourBiz Membership Requirements:

  1. Women business owners will be interviewed by the Advisory Board Chair on their readiness of commitment to grow their business and to have been in business for at least one year or have proven business/personal expertise.
  2. Women business owners will be bound by the ground rules of confidentiality, commitment to attend meetings, as well as open communication at the meetings once they are selected for the Advisory Board.
  3. All members within each Advisory Board must be in non-competitive businesses to contribute to the diversity of experience and knowledge and the confidential and trusting environment of the Advisory Board.
  4. Members who want to continue with being on a GroYourBiz Advisory Board must commit to a one year term of membership and payment of dues after one year of complimentary membership.

Please complete the following:

    Your Full Name (required)

    Your Title (required)

    Business Name (required)

    Annual Gross Revenue (required)

    Date Established (required)

    Business Address (required)

    City (required)

    Province, State, or Country (required)

    Country (required)

    Postal Code/ Zip (required)

    Business Phone (required)

    Mobile Phone (required)

    Email (required)

    Website (required)

    1. Do you meet the Membership Criteria?

    a) Are you a woman business owner who is ready and committed to taking your business to the next level?

    b) Do you have senior responsibilities for the day-to-day running of your business?

    c) Can you set aside 3 hours/month to focus on your business with the support of other committed members?

    If you answered YES to these 3 questions, please answer the next 2 questions:

    2. Provide an overview of your business, your vision for the future, and the business
    growth you are striving for:

    3. Identify the top 2-3 business issues/challenges you are currently struggling with and how a GroYourBiz™ Advisory Board membership could help:

    4. What Advisory Board location are you applying for? Check here for all board locations.

    [Note: Current GroYourBiz members are NOT eligible to apply]

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