Thinking about starting a business? Need the tools, support, and financial resources to turn your business idea into reality? The Salt Lake Banking on Women™ program can help you plan, launch, and grow your own business.


Banking on Women is GE Capital's philanthropic program that seeks to empower women entrepreneurs by providing them with the knowledge, and resources necessary to create opportunities for themselves, transform their lives, and make their dreams come true. They offer a wide variety of training and mentoring opportunities as well as micro loans to help build their business.

Who Can Apply

Banking on Women™ is designed for women who are not able to access traditional sources of funding for their businesses. Female entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their micro enterprise are encouraged to apply. A micro enterprise business is defined as a small business with five or fewer employees that requires less than $35,000 to start, and is too small to qualify for commercial banking services.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Questions about the Salt Lake Banking on Women program may be directed via email to Kathy at

How it Works

Starting your own business is never easy. This program is designed to give you the right combination of support you will need to succeed.

If admitted into the Banking on Women program, you will

  • Participate in a 15-week hands-on business fundamentals training
  • Engage in mentoring opportunities with GE Capital volunteers
  • Access micro enterprise loans through the Utah Micro enterprise Loan Fund
  • Attend special events with program participants and partners


Our Participants

Food Service Companies

Retail Companies

Personal Health Companies

Home Improvement and Repair Companies

Consultant, Assistance, Management, and Planning Companies