Support the Women’s Business Development Center
A special thank you for the generous cash and in-kind contributions of our corporate sponsors, individuals, foundations and government agencies as well as the hundreds of volunteers who donated their time – you have all contributed to the success of WBDC and have made a difference in the lives of the over 20,000 individuals that we have served since 1995.
Make a Donation
Change the lives of women and their families – one business at a time!
Donations can be made directly to the Women’s Business Development Center or through your workplace United Way Campaign.
To donate directly to WBDC, please click here, print Donation Form, complete form and return with your payment via fax or mail.
To donate through your workplace United Way Campaign, please write-in on your donation form the Women’s Business Development Center, Donor Option Number 8607.
Program Volunteer Opportunities
Pay It Forward!
- Guest Speakers
- One-one-One Business Consultants
The Women’s Business Development Center offers women entrepreneurs and resource providers (attorneys, accountants, advertising, management, marketing and sales experts, and bankers), who have a passion for our mission, an excellent opportunity to share their knowledge with aspiring, emerging and established entrepreneurs. You can help our clients reach their goal of achieving economic self-sufficiency through entrepreneurship. The majority of our education and training programs are held in the evening.
To volunteer, please send an email, list your specific interest and send with a copy of your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Increases Your Market Share – Support Economic Development!
The Women’s Business Development Center provides sponsorship opportunities tailored to meet your specific marketing objectives. You can choose to sponsor WBDC Events, WBDC Programs or both depending upon your need to gain access to the women who influence the buying of 85% of all products and services.
To sponsor a WBDC Event or WBDC program, please email email@example.com or call 215-790-9232.
Sponsor WBDC Events
WBDC's Annual “Just Desserts”Celebration
Celebrating the Sweet Success of Women Business Owners
Save the Date
The Women's Business Development Center's "Just Desserts" Celebration
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The Union League of Philadelphia | 140 S. Broad St. | Philadelphia, PA
Cocktail Reception & Networking
Women Business Owner Showcase
Dinner Buffet with Delectable Desserts
(With our popular "Desserts-to-go" table)
Registration opens October 3, 2016.
Join us for an evening of celebration and gratitude! It begins with the best women’s networking event of the year.
Philadelphia's leading women chefs, bakers, restaurateurs, and caterers will serve up delectable desserts as part of the Women's Business Development Center's (WBDC) annual fundraiser. Come and hear testimony from successful women entrepreneurs, learn more about the accomplishments of WBDC clients and celebrate the economic self-sufficiency achieved through a community of women-helping-women. Celebrate the sweet success of women business owners, enjoy the dinner buffet and delectable desserts, and network with "friends of WBDC" who believe in our mission and support our goal of economic justice for all women.
"Just Desserts" is the Women’s Business Development Center’s (WBDC’s) annual fundraiser. WBDC is proud of our legacy and will continue our commitment of advocacy for women’s economic development.
We need your support as we continue to make a difference in the lives of women, their families and their communities, one business at a time.
For detailed information concerning the event and to learn about sponsorship opportunities, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 215-790-9232.
Support WBDC Programs
The Women’s Business Development Center was the first gender-focused small business development center in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Mid-Atlantic region.
The Women’s Business Development Center offers opportunities for you to support our core Entrepreneurial, Finance and Child Care Programs.
To support, WBDC’s Programs, please contact Geri Swift, WBDC President at email@example.com or contact her at 215-790-9232.