2022 Montana Women's Business Center Impact Grant Application NOW OPEN!

The Montana Women’s Business Center is pleased to announce $18,000 of the funds raised at the 2021 Prosperity Party fundraiser will go directly to helping Montana’s women business owners. Grant funding can be used for anything that will enhance economic independence for women, job creation, or take the business to the next level of success.
We are most interested in projects that directly improve the ability for women business owners to become more economically successful.

Grant application deadline is Friday, March 4, 2022, at NOON (MST).

Watch a video about the 2021 grant winners, Dino Drop-In, Big Sky Mohair Cinches, and Hometana!

For more info and to apply, click below!

Mentee applications close THIS Friday, December 17
Mentor applications close on December 31st

The Montana Women’s Business Center at Prospera has opened applications for a new mentorship program, 56Strong, for women entrepreneurs and business leaders in all of Montana’s 56 counties. We are looking for women from every Montana county to participate as either a mentee or mentor in this highly interactive and impactful six-month mentorship program. 
The goals of this mentorship program are to:
  • Bridge the gap between the urban and rural divide
  • Support female entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses
  • Increase the number of female businesses across the state of Montana
  • Help women gain access to capital
  • Support and build resiliency amongst female professionals

The mentorship program is FREE to all participants.
56Strong is Sponsored By
Join us for Link Up: Business Accelerator for Women

Take your business to the next level by connecting with others and focusing on skills to help you accomplish your goals. Get to know other female business owners and learn from a community of new and established entrepreneurs. Carve out this valuable time for introspection about your business and growth as a leader.

Join Karen Lum (K Lum Consulting) for six interactive sessions. Guest speakers share valuable expertise in learning sessions like marketing, product/service pricing, hiring, business law, finance & more.
Who Should Attend: Women that own, lead or operate a business and hope to:
  • Take time away from the day-to-day operation of the business to focus on developing the business
  • Want to connect and build a community
  • Want to learn gain clarity to set goals for their business

Six Sessions: 1/25, 2/8, 2/22, 3/8, 3/22, 4/5
When: 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Registration Deadline: 1/25/22 8:00 AM MDT
We're Hiring!

Join the Prospera team as the Development Coordinator! The Development Coordinator will serve as Prospera’s customer service representative and information “hub” to engage business leaders and entrepreneurs to our program services including membership, trainings, and business counseling. This position will work closely with the Director of Business Development to plan strategic efforts to attract new members, sponsors, and program participants. This position also coordinates with the Operations Manager to ensure record-keeping, database information, and processes are maintained.
Scan our annual training calendar to explore all of the ongoing education events offered by Prospera, month by month. We have so many no cost trainings coming up!
Do you want discounts on trainings and be a part of our business community?
Did you know Prospera offers almost 800 online classes?
Our Ed2go classes are affordable, convenient, and geared just for you. Some of our top classes include Accounting Fundamentals, A to Z Grant Writing, Real Estate Investing, Effective Business Writing, and many more! We also offer certifications as well!