On this page you’ll find an array of ways you can join in supporting Black-Owned businesses and community members.
We are continuously learning and working to include the most relevant and appropriate resources.
If you’re a business and want to be added to this page or are aware of any resources that could be added to this page, please email gro.doogelttaes@ofni
We are also working to create a BIPOC-owned businesses and communities dedicated support page. Stay tuned!
FOOD & BEVERAGE
Brown Sugar Baking Co.
Doolies Hot Hot Sauce
Grimm Brothers Food
Haiti Coffee Co.
Lanier's Fine Candies
Pam's Caribbean Kitchen
Silver Slice Bakery
That Brown Girl Cooks!
Pot Pie Factory
How to support Black-owned restaurants in Seattle – The Seattle Times
Black-owned Restaurants open for takeout – The Seattle MET
ACCESSORIES, APPAREL, SKINCARE, AND MORE
Alter Ego Expressions
Healing Herbal Skincare
Jasmine NiCole Luxury Perucas
Nightshade Rose Studio
Valerie Madison Fine Jewelry
Mrs. Robinson Affair Jewelry
Sukie's Candle Co
Blue Daisi Consulting
Lorenzo Hill Photography
United print. Signs. Graphics.
Jacob Willard Home
Resources for Business Owners
Digital Undivided’s The Doonie Fund: Up to $500 micro-investments for Black women entrepreneurs
Small Business Resiliency Assistance from Startup WA, for business owners from culturally and historically disadvantaged communities
Comcast RISE– Beginning November 28, 2020, all BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) business owners are eligible to apply for Comcast RISE, a program which helps provide marketing, creative, media, and technology services. Currently accepting applications only from Black owned businesses. Click here for more information and here to apply.
See more small business and individual resources on our Support Hub
Resources for Immigrants
Washington COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund– Providing one time payments, $1,000 for individuals and up to $3,000. Run by immigrants, for immigrants. Payments and information remains confidential.
Memorial and Social Justice Funds – Fairly comprehensive list compiled by KEXP staff includes memorial, anti- police brutality, and Seattle based funds.
Feed the People – Community Kitchen by Chef Tarik Abdullah, typically open Thursday through Saturday 1-6 pm. Check their instagram for latest information, read more about them from Seattle Eater and King5.
Plant-Based Food Share – An organization that focuses on giving families and individuals healthy food—specifically plant-based foods—they need during these times of uncertainty. Delivering to Seattle on Sunday and Monday and Federal Way on Friday. Donate here or Venmo chefariella (foodshareseattle)!
Seattle BIPOC Organic Food Bank Fund – Supporting a variety of BIPOC organic food projects, including the above Plant Based Food Share, BIPOC farming in Seattle, and more.
Gathering Roots Retreat & Wellness Center – They say it best themselves, “…a Black led, Indigenous and POC centered wellness collective working to heal intergenerational trauma and provide place and space for JOYful growth! Through community wellness/activist teachers and sharing space with our farm, we intend to cultivate food and cultural sovereignty. ” Currently offering online events here.
Anti-Racism Resources for White People – compiled by Alyssa Klein and Sarah Sophie Flicker.
Anti-Racist Reading List – The New York Times
Some Seattle Things to Read and Watch to Better Understand the Protests – The Seattle MET
An Artist’s Guide to White Privilege – By Coutney Ahn
Resources on Environmental Justice, Racism, and Whiteness – Washington Environmental Council
‘Teaching for Black Lives’ a handbook to fight America’s ferocious racism in (virtual or face-to-face) classrooms, featuring educators from Garfield High School and UW Bothell – The Washington Post
Collective Courage – A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice by Jessica Gordon Nembhard
Efforts for Social Betterment Among Negro Americans by W.E.B. du Bois
The Coop that Changed the South – by David Thompson
How Cooperation Jackson is Transforming the Poorest State in the US – by Cat Johnson
Interview: The Deep Roots of African American Cooperative Economics – by Mira Luna
Thanks to Central Co-op for this list!
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