Support LGBTQ-Owned Businesses One Cup of Coffee at a Time

This Pride Month, check out the Drink With Pride voucher booklet - a great way to explore and support eight LGBTQ-owned businesses one cup of coffee at at time! Sponsored by Fulcrum Coffee and Business Impact NW, each booklet includes a voucher for a beverage at coffee shops and cafes...
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2022 Small Business Outlook: Community, Hope and Determination

Mi Kim, owner of Raised Doughnuts, with her dog Noodle the Poodle. Mi is one of many business owners growing her business in 2022. (Photo: Anna Nodolf) What is the 2022 small business outlook? We spoke with Greater Seattle small business owners, and after two years of working through the...
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Celebrate and “Ellevate” LGBTQ-Owned Small Businesses

As part of our Pride Month celebration, we heard the first-hand stories behind beloved Seattle LGBTQ-owned businesses, learned about everything they bring to their communities, and explored the many ways we can be supporting them this month and beyond.  On June 15, Intentionalist and...
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LGBTQ-owned businesses: From awareness to intention

High school student, Noah Chabot spent two weeks with us helping to research LGBTQ-owned businesses for addition to our directory. At the conclusion of his project we had a chance to ask him a few questions about his experience at Intentionalist. What have you learned about Intentionalist?...
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Introducing Intentionalist’s Membership Community

We are excited to invite you to join Intentionalist’s Membership Community. Through the years, you have asked how you can more intentionally support Intentionalist and contribute to the much-needed wind in our #SpendLikeItMatters sails. Now you can, by joining Intentionalist’s...
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Intentionalist Celebrates 3 Years of Intersectional Impact

Intentionalist is proud to celebrate three years of elevating, celebrating, and supporting small businesses and the diverse people behind them. Intentionalist officially launched in April 2018 with 500 listings, an Instagram following of 340, and an average of 1,200 monthly...
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Uplifting Mom Owned Businesses in Denver

“So much of [the pandemic] has come down to women. Women had to leave their careers at a much higher percentage than men did during this to be home and support the children. It’s natural, ‘of course, the kids need me and that’s what I have to do,” Allie Schneider, COO and Co-Founder of the mama’hood Denver...
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