membership support fund

During this pandemic many members have incurred a financial interruption to their income.  Paying the WBON membership fee has become difficult for some at a time when support from fellow women business owners is crucial.  The purpose of this fund is to assist women business owners to sustain, revive or begin their WBON membership.

If you feel fortunate not to have suffered as you know many others have, please consider contributing to the WBON Membership Support Fund to help.

Women business owners suffering economic hardship due to COVID-19 may apply to have their annual membership fee paid by the fund if they are based in Vermont and border areas.  Current, past or new WBON members may apply.

Contribute to the fund

Your contribution

  • $50 helps toward 1 membership fee
  • $150  provides 1 membership fee
  • $300  provides 2 membership fees
  • $750  provides 5 membership fees

Note:  Any unused funds will be used for WBON general operating expenses. Available for women business owners in Vermont and border areas who are current, past or new WBON members suffering economic hardship due to COVID-19. WBON is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization Contributions are not tax-deductible as charitable contributions on the donor’s federal income tax return. They may be deductible as trade or business expenses if ordinary and necessary in the conduct of the taxpayer’s business.

Apply for Support

Complete this confidential form to apply for WBON annual membership. This offer is available for women business owners in Vermont and border areas who are current, past or new WBON members suffering economic hardship due to COVID-19.

We encourage you, if and when you are able, to donate to the fund and pay it forward!



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Your request will be granted if there are sufficient funds available in the WBON Membership Support Fund: COVID-19 and you meet all eligibility criteria. You will be notified if your request is approved.