How to be intentional with the money you spend this year

That’s right. It’s January, and we all have our new year resolutions in place. If one of your resolutions this year isn’t to #BeIntentional with your dollars, it should be!  Where you spend your money matters and shopping small is one of the best ways to create a positive impact in...
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Top 10 Reasons to Give an Intentionalist Gift Card

Intentionalist Gift Cards debuted last week. Here is our in-TEN-tional list of reasons why they're a great way to #SpendLikeItMatters this holiday season and beyond: 10. One Card. Multiple Intentional Possibilities Want to support a local business, but having trouble picking just one?...
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First Movers Matter

First Movers spark movements. And then it's up to the rest of us to follow. 2019 has been a year of firsts for Intentionalist: Our first History/Heritage Month resource (Black History Month), our first collaborations with Seattle companies and nonprofit organizations (At The Table), our first time moderating a panel at The Riveter, on a podcast,...
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Introducing Intentionalist Gift Cards

We are incredibly excited to announce the debut of Intentionalist Gift Cards! One card. Multiple intentional possibilities. We are kicking off the Intentionalist Gift Card program with a select group of partners, and will continue to add participating businesses in the weeks and months ahead. Trying something new at the height of the...
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#AskIntentionalist – Office Holiday Edition

#AskIntentionalist is a new blog series to share our responses to some of the questions we receive so that it's easier than ever for you to #SpendLikeitMatters this holiday season and beyond! I want to support diverse local businesses. Can you suggest what I can bring as a breakfast treat for...
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A #SpendLikeItMatters Guide for Seattle University

Happy (almost) New Year, Seattle University!  A new year is on its way, and whether or not you’re the “resolution” type, things are destined for transformation. A new quarter brings new classes, new opportunities, and an exciting window for change.  As a Seattle-based...
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Spend Like It Matters This Holiday Season

'Tis the season to #SpendLikeItMatters, and we're excited to share our guide to supporting Greater Seattle small businesses and the diverse people behind them this holiday season! Our expanded 2019 Holiday Guide reflects that over the past year we have nearly doubled the number of businesses that are a part of the Intentionalist community. But...
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The most REWARDING Small Business Saturday

Get rewarded when you show up for local businesses on Small Business Saturday! It is truly rewarding to get to know the inspiring people behind the businesses in our communities, so in recognition of Small Business Saturday, Intentionalist and Business Impact NW want to reward you for supporting local businesses in your community. It's easy...
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Intentionalist on New Day NW

Intentionalist founder and CEO, Laura Clise sat down with Margaret Larson on New Day NW to share our #SpendLikeItMatters mission. Their discussion focused on how we can spend our money this holiday season (and beyond) in a way that aligns with our values and supports local businesses at the heart of our communities. Ready to make a difference...
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