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IFundWomen of Color


IFundWomen of Color is a platform dedicated to advancing diverse entrepreneurs through access to capital, coaching, and lucrative connections specifically needed for founders of color to launch and grow profitable, successful businesses. 


Applications for IFundWomen of Color's Spring 2023 cohort are now closed! We'll be back in the Summer!



Capital • Coaching • Connections


Access + Action

Membership to IFundWomen of Color provides you with the following benefits:

Exclusive Networking Opportunities

Your network is your net worth! You will be the first to be invited to events in key markets where IFundWomen has boots on the ground. 

Access to a private slack community

Accepted members will have access to a private Slack community - a safe space to discuss business challenges and collaborate with peers and coaches toward solutions.


Gain exposure and grow your audience through IFWOC as we share the story of you and your business.

Caress Dreams Fund

As the founding partner of IFundWomen of Color, Caress invested $2,285,000 to fund, support, and elevate Women of Color founders since 2020. This year, Caress is continuing their commitment to diverse entrepreneurs by awarding $5,000 grants plus a seat in the award-winning IFundWomen Method Crowdfunding Accelerator to 12 deserving applicants. 

Applications are now closed. 

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These trailblazing women are changing the game for founders of color.

Orion Brown, Founder of BlackTravelBox

BlackTravelBox® is the only brand focused solely on creating convenient and practical on-the-go hair and skincare products for the $109.6B+ Black travel market. BlackTravelBox® hair and skincare products are made for life on the go, with travel friendly packaging and formulations that make packing, carrying (on), and using them simple and easy. Our waterless balms and bars are designed to last longer, travel better, and are safe to use so the only thing our customers have to worry about is enjoying the destination. 


Angelee Lopez, Founder of Manifest House

Manifest House is a virtual wellbeing space rooted in community that offers live-stream healing events, workplace wellness, and a membership community for BIPOC women and allies. Through weekly wellness events and intentional programming that speaks to your lived experience, we help you build the sustainable wellbeing practice and virtual village you need to feel seen, supported, and well through every season of life.

Manifest House

Katia Powell, Founder of Black Girls Nutrition

Black Girls Nutrition (BGN) is an innovative online nutrition company that empowers women throughout their health journey - from preconception, pregnancy, postpartum, and beyond. Our platform is designed for women from the Black Diaspora who are looking for culturally tailored nutrition solutions. BGN provides personalized nutrition plans, expert nutrition coaching from culturally competent nutritionists and coaches, an online support group, the latest evidence-based information and resources.

Black Girls Nutrition 

Vanessa Peralta-Mitchell, Founder of VCPM, Inc.

VCPM, Inc. is dedicated to using the power of the pavement to empower women to live a life without limits.  Through our Game Changers program we provide resources and funds in support of Women of Color becoming certified run coaches to redefine who people see as the experts and leaders in the run industry.  We are driving a message of accessibility not only to running but to run leadership and welcome you to come change the game with us! 

VCPM, Inc.

Get Involved

IFundWomen of Color is for entrepreneurs who are serious about launching, growing, or pivoting their business, and want the expert guidance and the collaborative community that only IFundWomen of Color can bring. If this speaks to you, then what are you waiting for? 


Applications for IFundWomen of Color's Spring 2023 cohort are now closed! We'll be back in the Summer!


No more waiting.

It's time to get funded.


Start Crowdfunding