NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The EILEEN FISHER Business Grant Program announces its recipients for the 11th annual grant cycle. Awarded to innovative companies that are socially-conscious and committed to sustainability, the EILEEN FISHER Business Grant Program for Women Entrepreneurs was launched in 2004. The vision for the program is to support women-owned businesses to expand their businesses and potential for positive social and environmental impact. The 2015 program celebrates an eclectic mix of five entrepreneurs, each of whom will be awarded a monetary grant of $18,500 and participate in a three-day shared learning experience with EILEEN FISHER in New York City this spring.
The 2015 recipients include:
Isidore Electronics Recycling
Kabira Stokes (Los Angeles, CA)
Laurel Environmental Group, LLC
Laurel Kleiber (Oceanside, CA)
Oly Kraut LLC
Sash Sunday (Olympia, WA)
Reese Fernandez-Ruiz (San Juan, Philippines)
Srirupa Dasgupta (Lancaster, PA)
First launched on the twentieth anniversary of EILEEN FISHER—a company started by the namesake designer with only $350 in savings—the EILEEN FISHER Business Grant Program for Women Entrepreneurs celebrates innovative and passionate women leading companies that foster environmental and economic health in their communities.
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About EILEEN FISHER:
EILEEN FISHER has been creating effortlessly chic clothes for the past 30 years. Designed with pure shapes and fine fabrics, the collections offer sophistication, comfort and style that lasts. As a socially conscious company, EILEEN FISHER is a pioneer in eco-friendly fashion and in supporting global initiatives that empower women and girls. The clothing is sold at more than 60 EILEEN FISHER retail stores in the US, Canada and the UK, as well as at major department stores and eileenfisher.com
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