New women’s business center to set up shop in New Hampshire

Come early next year, women entrepreneurs in the Granite State will have another gathering place and online resource for all aspects of forming and growing their business.

The Boston-based Center for Women & Enterprise has been awarded a $150,000, one-year grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration, with the expectation of continued funding in following years.

But CWE is not new to New Hampshire. About 50 women-owned businesses in the Granite State have gone through the CWE and the third-party private certifier, Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, to earn women-owned business certification, giving them a boost in earning federal contracts.

“Because of this program, they already have New Hampshire clients,” says Greta Johansson, district director of SBA New Hampshire. “They’re already here they’re just formalizing their presence in a bigger way now.”

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