Creating Economic Avenues

so small business can make a big impact

Transforming Lives

One Business at a Time
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Our Impact


We aim to empower
Black-Owned Businesses
to achieve their dreams
by providing access to capital.

A People-Powered Community Fund

The Women Foundation, through its community fund, helps small businesses with the financial resources they need to excel.
Through our unique application process, small businesses can apply for zero-interest microloans.


We offer economic empowerment
to the communities that need it most.

Can we count on you to chip in?

Meet the Women

There is a 42% poverty rate among Black Knoxvillians. A group of women met to discuss the problem and determined that they could do something about it; that day, The Women was formed.

Be the difference for a Black Small Business in Knoxville with monthly giving or a one-time donation..

Our 501(c)3 status makes your charitable donations tax-deductible and all donors receive quarterly updates to see where the dollars go.

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