Junior League of Knoxville

Young Women's Entrepreneur Grant Program

The JLK Tinsel & Treasure Young Women’s Entrepreneur Program (YWEP) is designed to fulfill the mission of the Junior League of Knoxville to promote voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improve the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

The grant is open to women 35 and under at the time of application, who have started a business in the past 5 years and are the majority owner of their business, and have a product that would be an original and unique addition to the 2017 Tinsel & Treasure Shopping Spree. The winner will receive a premium booth with spotlight signage, a value of $450+. In addition, the winner will receive special mention in Tinsel & Treasure publication. The winner will be required to sign a contract agreeing to participate in a variety of local media opportunities, which will enhance the winner’s brand exposure to the public.

There are several ways to apply for the YWEP grant:

Applications are due by July 15, 2017. 

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