Last Updated: 10/1/21

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.

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Black-Owned Businesses

FOOD & BEVERAGE

Avole Ethiopian Coffee

Exclusively Ethiopian coffee roaster

Bells Pastries

Pop-up classes for the new generation of "Foodies"

Black Magic Sweets

Seattle based experimental pop-up bakery

Brown Sugar Baking Co.

Desserts for folks with dietary restrictions
Seattle Made

Grimm Brothers Food

Hot sauce using the 3 hottest peppers
Seattle Made

Haiti Coffee Co.

Haitian coffee using hand-picked Arabica coffee beans
Seattle Made

Healthy Creations

Traditional foods with locally harvested ingredients
Seattle Made

Hot Chocolat

Hand crafted small batch gourmet and specialty chocolates

Lanier's Fine Candies

Elegant nut brittles with down-home flavors
Seattle Made

Ma & Pops

All-natural, vegan and locally produced ice pops
Seattle Made

Marjorie Restaurant

Eclectic and globally inspired food with natural ingredients
Seattle Made

Moe Vegan

Affordable vegan cuisine from your local food truck

NoirePack Inc.

Freshly roasted coffee from Black Artisan Roasters.
Seattle Good

Pam's Caribbean Kitchen

Trinidadian hot sauce and Jerk marinade
Seattle Made

Plum Bistro

Capitol Hill's most loved vegan restaurant since 2009

Pot Pie Factory

American classic with the flavors of modern melting pot
Seattle Made

roJo Juice

Local pressed organic juices made with love in Seattle

Seattle Sorbets

Non-dairy vegan sorbets made with the finest Kosher ingredients
Seattle Made

Shikorina Pastries

Organic bakery offering tarts, cakes, and cookies

Silver Slice Bakery

Gluten Free treats for folks with dietary constraints
Seattle Made

Simply Soulful

Pies and food that hold true to simple soul food flavor
Seattle Made

That Brown Girl Cooks!

Wholesome products promoting the healing powers of food
Seattle Made

Umami Kushi

Japanese locally made okazu pans, beignets, yuzu kosho, and furikake
Seattle Made

Zuri's Donutz

Full service donut shop with wild flavors and imagination in Lynnwood

ACCESSORIES, APPAREL, SKINCARE, AND MORE

Alter Ego Expressions

Pieces that allow you to express your alter ego
Seattle Made

are&be vintage

Handpicked vintage clothing for contemporary earthlings

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Unique jewelry for a culturally diverse audience
Seattle Made

booSH Nursery

Plant nursery that helps people live a richer life

Coven Salon

Salon experience that inspires people of all gender identities and races.

Dedreajewels Designs

Jewelry highlighting unique gemstones
Seattle Made

Healing Herbal Skincare

Herbal skincare and guidance for energy and beautification
Seattle Made

Jasmine NiCole Luxury Perucas

Designer of custom lace wigs & more
Seattle Made

Lika Love Boutique

Selling essential wardrobe pieces. Shop in store or online.

MOTSI

Sustainable products that celebrate under-represented forms of beauty

Mrs. Robinson Affair Jewelry

Sterling silver and gold filled jewelry with gemstones
Seattle Made

Nightshade Rose Studio

Jewelry and accessories highlighting vitreous enamel
Seattle Made

Sukie's Candle Co

Made-to-order exotically scented premium soy wax candles
Seattle Made

Red Pelican

Women's vegan accessories. Responsibly offering meaningful products
Seattle Good

Valerie Madison Fine Jewelry

Modern trends creating heirlooms
Seattle Made

Services

A.L.A. Consulting

A boutique firm with expertise in Social Relations with a holistic human-centered approach
Seattle Good

Blue Daisi Consulting

Consulting services for small businesses to help create a sustainable world for all
Seattle Good

Burton Beauty

Luxury makeup artistry brand that enhances women’s natural beauty

Emazing Photography

Portrait, wedding and event photography capturing every beautiful moment

Fortune Orchard

A floral studio and garden deeply rooted in the seasons of the Pacific Northwest

Jacob Willard Home

Seattle's source for vintage and mid-century furniture and collectibles

Lorenzo Hill Photography

Specializing in game day coverage, high school seniors, sportraits and business portraits.

Mastered Chauffeured Services

Offering chauffeured town car and luxury limousine services.
Seattle Good

The Ally League

Turning empathy into action in the fight against racism. Now offering Black Box gift line.
Seattle Good

United print. Signs. Graphics.

Providing unparalleled print, sign, design and reprographic services in Seattle since 1999
Seattle Good

Resources for Business Owners

  • Amazon Black Business Accelerator is dedicated to helping build sustainable equity and growth for Black entrepreneurs by enabling their success as sellers. Available benefits includes financial assistance, business education and mentorship, and marketing and promotional support.
  • Applications are open now through September 20th for Rudd’s R.U.B.B. Initiative (Raising Up Black Businesses) launched by Ezell’s Famous Chicken in partnership with DoorDash. R.U.B.B. will give 20 Black-owned businesses and organizations in the PNW a no-strings-attached grant to help them sustain and grow their operations. Apply here.
  • The Coalition to Back Black Businesses is a multi-year initiative to support Black small business owners and the communities they serve as they recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and chart a path forward. From 2020 through 2023, the Coalition will distribute $5,000 grants to applicants each fall, followed by mentorship and training, and select few will receive $25,000 enhancement grants the following summer. The program is set to reopen this fall and eligible business owners can express their interest in receiving a grant can on their website between September 14-22, 2021. Randomly-selected finalists will be asked to complete a full grant application on between September 23-30, and grants will be awarded to over 400 businesses in October, 2021.

  • Digital Undivided’s The Do You 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. 

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Memorial and Social Justice Funds – Fairly comprehensive list compiled by KEXP staff includes memorial, anti- police brutality, and Seattle based funds. 

  • Everybody’s Gotta Eat – Community Meal Program serving free food Thursdays and Saturdays 2-6 pm. From That Brown Girl Cooks!

  • Feed the People – Community Kitchen by Chef Tarik Abdullah, typically open Thursday through Saturday 1-6 pm, including vegan meals on Fridays. 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 – Supporting a variety of BIPOC organic food projects, including the above Plant Based Food Share, BIPOC farming in Seattle, and more. 

  • Ujamaa Food Circle – Collaboration between Black Star Farmers and Seattle BIPOC Organic to help  BIPOC families achieve food sovereignty by providing monthly healthy organic food boxes that nourish and educate, while honoring the foods of their ancestors.

  • 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.

 

  • Digital Undivided’s The Do You Fund: Up to $500 micro-investments to help Black and Latinx women entrepreneurs stay competitive during the pandemic. 
  • Natural Investments – A list of where to give, invest, bank, and more to help support Black economic liberation. From Natural Investments, socially responsible investment firm. 
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