FacebookTwitter

What We Do

Women's Economic Ventures (WEV) helps Santa Barbara and Ventura County residents start and grow small businesses through training, loans and consulting. WEV's mission is to create an equitable and just society through the economic empowerment of women.

Free Orientation!

WEV Jana Heredia 180x150

Attend a free 1-hour orientation to learn about WEV's Self-Employment Training (SET) course and other programs to help you succeed in business!

Featured Client

nikkiteachingNikki Dailey, founder of HEAT Culinary, received initial funding through a WEV loan and is continually growing her business to now include catering, classes, a food truck, and meals to the community. Click here to read more!

About WEV

womens-economic-venturesWomen's Economic Ventures (WEV) helps Santa Barbara and Ventura County residents start and grow small businesses through training, loans and consulting. WEV's mission is to create an equitable and just society through the economic empowerment of women.

Quick Links

give nowLoansnewsletter Espanol

WEV Gotta Blog!

Staying Human in a Technological World

By Kristen Gunn, Thrive in Five® Consultant

In order to stay human in a world that is dominated by technology, remember the basics of being a friend. Here are 9 simple rules to help guide you in building lasting and valuable customer friendships.

Read more & join the conversation!

 

Follow Women's Economic Ventures on Twitter

Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI)

Color Certified CDFI LogoWEV has been a certified CDFI since 1999. CDFIs are mission-driven financial institutions that are dedicated to providing financial services to meet the needs of economically disadvantaged individuals within underserved communities.

Association of Women's Business Centers

 AWBC logoThe Association of Women's Business Centers (AWBC) works to secure ECONOMIC JUSTICE and ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES for women by supporting and sustaining a national network of more than 100 Women’s Business Centers (WBC) such as WEV.

Go to top