Help us support our community and regional partners - check out these upcoming events for women business owners and entrepreneurs within the WBCS Region.

Fort Worth City Hall Project

What: R.D. Howard Construction, in partnership with Linbeck, look forward to hosting a project information session for the Fort Worth New City Hall Project. These information sessions are open to ALL Interested Bidders over ALL scopes of work. General Project Information, Bid Package Schedule, and RFP Requirements will be covered as well as Question & Answer Time. The Business Equity goal is 30% for the estimated construction budgets.
When: July 19, 2022 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CDT
July 20, 2022 | 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. CDT
July 21, 2022 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CDT
Where: Future City Hall Building, 100 Energy Way, Fort Worth, TX 76102, Mezzanine Conference

Dallas Forward Small Business Workshop

What: Interested in taking your business from good to great? Get started by attending this workshop and hear from community leaders on how to better position your company for success. Bank of America, Women’s Business Council- Southwest, and the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce have partnered together to bring you this impactful session.
When: July 12, 2022 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. CDT
Where: Online

Founder's First Job Creators Quest Grant

What: Founders First is committed to increasing the number of diverse founder-led businesses generating over $1 million dollars in revenue and creating premium wage jobs. The Texas Job Creators Quest Grant provides eligible small businesses in the state of Texas the opportunity to receive one of 30 grant packages totaling $100,000. Cash award amounts range from $1,500 to $10,000.
When: Application deadline is July 25, 2022
Where: Apply Here

JPS Bond MWVBE Opportunity Event

What: Participate in the JPS Bond MWVBE Opportunities event to meet the contractor teams and learn about subcontractor and supplier opportunities for the temporary parking and Medical Home Southwest Tarrant projects.
When: Tuesday, July 26 | 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. CST
Where: JPS Main Campus - Outpatient Building Red Elevators, 3rd Floor, OPC Auditorium 1500 S. Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76104

NMSDC Automotive Industry Group

What: OEM Members of the NMSDC Automotive Industry Group are excited to collaborate in presenting ‘Bridging Pathways.’ The virtual trade show will provide certified diverse companies an opportunity to showcase their products and services and meet with Tier I Suppliers through the safety of a computer screen. Each of the Tier I Suppliers had been hand-picked by the OEMs and all have supplier diversity programs in place
When: July 28, 2022 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CST
Where: Virtual - Register here

HUB Program Texas Education X Advocacy Series

What: The Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Facilities Commission, and The University of Texas at Austin are proud to present the second session of the Historically Underutilized Business Texas Education and Advocacy Series (HUB-TEXAS). The HUB-TEXAS series provides HUB and HUB eligible firms information on contracting opportunities with state agencies and universities on a regional basis.
When: July 28, 2022 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CST
Where: UT Austin Thompson Conference Center

Women-Owned Small Business Pitch Competition

What:The Beacon State Fund,* in partnership with the Governor's Commission for Women, is hosting a pitch competition and will select an awardee for each region of Texas. The women-owned small business pitch competition is made possible by Sempra’s support of the Beacon State Fund.
When: Applications due by July 31, 2022
Where: Apply Here

Tarrant County Small Business Workforce Recovery Grant

What: Tarrant County has created a Small Business Workforce Recovery Grant through its Recovery Resources Assistance Center to assist businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
When: Deadline to apply is August 31, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. CST
Where: Learn more

Capital One Envision Supplier Diversity Summit

What: Learn about procurement and diversity trends as well as Capital One category strategies, and gain a greater understanding of where opportunities exist to do business with Capital One.
When: October 13, 2022
Where: Virtual - reserve your spot today

View 8 Grants to Help Women and Minority Business Owners from Grant Watch