Small Business Award
The annual Melissa Washington Small Business Award (MWSBA) will be up to $5,000 and will be up to the discretion of the awards committee and Board of Directors.
The MWSBA is awarded to a woman veteran to start or expand her business.
Finalists will be notified by June 30th and must attend the Women Veterans Alliance Unconference held September 8-10, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Required documents to be uploaded within application:
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do I have to already have an established business? No
I am still on active duty do I qualify? YesSince I am only in the start up stages, I do not have any any tax returns or P&Ls. What can I do? Submit your financial projections.
I do not have a professional headshot. Can I submit a regular photo? Any photo will work. Just be advised, if you are selected as a finalist, this photo will be shared widely!