Purposely Different

The DD Entrepreneurial Foundation serves 2 key purposes:  

  • Provide start up capital to new businesses and grants to existing business led by female entrepreneurs
  • Fund entrepreneurial opportunities for young women via education and internships

* Applications are now closed for this year.

Diane Rizzo

Created in loving memory of the founders mother, Diane Rizzo (Dickerson) co-founder of the Capriotti’s Sandwich Franchise, whose trailblazing entrepreneurial spirit is the North Star for all we do.

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