Le Grand Courtâge Launches ELEVATE, a Grant & Mentorship Program for Female Entrepreneurs, on International Women’s Day

In celebration of Women’s History Month, ​Le Grand Courtâge is excited to introduce ELEVATE, an annual grant and mentorship program created to support female entrepreneurs.  

ELEVATE will include a rotation of partners and projects throughout the year(s) to address the challenges and needs of women. Our 2021 grant partner is Ladies Who Launch, a mission driven, 501(c)3 that empowers women entrepreneurs to thrive by providing access to educational resources and capital programs.

The 6 month-long Launch Program provides a grant, mentorship, advisory support, and amplification for women entrepreneurs. Applicants will be awarded up to $25,000 each.   This round will focus on the hardest hit industries:  Retail/Consumer Packaged Goods, Beauty, Health & Wellness, and Bar & Restaurant industries

Having launched Le Grand Courtâge French sparkling wines, and Très Chic Rosé, our founder, Tawnya Falkner, understands the unique challenges of starting a business: “I personally know how difficult it can be for female entrepreneurs and the stats continue to show the unique challenges women face. By teaming up with similarly minded partners like Ladies Who Launch, and pooling our financial resources, intellectual capital and networking communities, we will be able to provide meaningful immediate and long-term support.”

This collaboration with Ladies Who Launch will support women-owned businesses across all industries. Applicants shall receive up to $25,000 to support and celebrate their unique journeys. Each grant recipient will also receive business coaching and mentoring.

Applications Open March 29 – April 11, 2021