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Community Focus
Location
Community Focus
African American, Black
Location
Spokane, WA
The Carl Maxey Center is an African American focused cultural Center located in the East Central neighborhood of Spokane, WA.
Community Focus
African American, Black
Location
, ID
The Idaho Black Community Alliance is a nonprofit 501c3 organization for the promotion and preservation of the African American Culture and Community in Idaho. To identify, engage and empower youth and adults through education and connections.
Community Focus
African, African American, Black
Location
Seattle, WA
One stop shop for businesses, events and experiences related to Black community and African diaspora in Seattle metro.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Unique Markets Pop-Ups are creative, modern marketplaces that help independent designers, artists and emerging brands sell their products while encouraging people to shop local and support their community. It’s the perfect opportunity for shoppers to find unique and undiscovered gifts and support independent local artists and brands. These unique shopping experiences include a carefully curated selection of small businesses selling home decor, clothing, art, leather goods, jewelry, apothecary, kids items, stationary, and lots more. We’re currently holding our three annual markets in 3 cities for now: Los Angeles, Portland and Washington DC.
Community Focus
Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC), Indigenous, Multicultural
Location
Portland , OR
My People's Market is a collaborative event organized by Travel Portland and Prosper Portland. The marketplace is aimed to advance opportunities for business owners of color by connecting them to the travel industry and other professionals who can help expand and scale their businesses.
Community Focus
Indigenous, Native American
Location
Nampa, ID
Whether you live on a reservation, are part of the Native diaspora, or believe in #BuyNative, Idaho Rez Rising is an opportunity to connect with Native-owned businesses across Idaho. A website with an online directory to find a service you need locally or contact an artist whose work you want to support from afar.

The team of Idaho Connect is dedicated to identify, engage and empower small business owners from various diverse communities, including a concerted effort to uplift Idaho Native American entrepreneurs. At Idaho Connect, we believe in the ingenuity and resilience of our Native communities, and choose to assist in the economic impact that Native Americans bring to Idaho. Idaho Rez Rising connects you with entrepreneurs in a digital way. Instant access to purchase goods or services such as beautiful jewelry, delicious food, or even a needed handyman. Creating an online component for a business presents new opportunities. Idaho Rez Rising is an exclusive online tool offering increased visibility to businesses.
Community Focus
Culture, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), South American, Central American, Hispanic
Location
Yakima, WA
Community Focus
Culture, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), South American, Central American, Hispanic
Location
Olympia, WA
The Commission on Hispanic Affairs strives to improve public policy development and the delivery of government services to the Hispanic community.
Community Focus
Culture, South American, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), Central American, Hispanic, Latinx
Location
Mount Vernon, WA
Washington's First Bilingual, Comprehensive Farm Incubator
Community Focus
Culture, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), South American, Central American, Latinx
Location
Portland, OR
Portland Mercado is a community of more than 16 permanent businesses in our public market and Comcast Plaza and many more in our incubator kitchen - bringing together diverse cultures through food, art and entertainment.
Community Focus
North American, Culture, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), South American, Central American, American (US), Hispanic, Latinx
Location
Washington DC, DC
With approximately 132,000 members throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC is the largest and oldest Hispanic organization in the United States. LULAC advances the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of Hispanic Americans through community-based programs operating at more than 1,000 LULAC councils nationwide. The organization involves and serves all Hispanic nationality groups.
Community Focus
Culture, North American, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), South American, Central American, Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC), Hispanic, Latinx
Location
Nampa, ID
Idaho Connect is an economic recovery team of community navigators who are committed to outreach and engage underserved, minority and rural entrepreneurs of Idaho and connect them to valuable business resources. A program of The Idaho Hispanic Foundation.
Community Focus
Culture, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), South American, Central American, Latinx
Location
Spokane, WA
HBPA's mission is to promote and serve Hispanic/Latino cultural, business, professional, and educational interests in the Inland Northwest.

HBPA's vision is to connect members to the community to build professional and personal relationships. HBPA seeks to offer professional development opportunities, provide access to resources, develop cultural education and increase community involvement.
Community Focus
Culture, LGBTQ, Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC), Women, For All
Location
Seattle, WA
Business Impact NW grows businesses to help local communities thrive through access to capital, classes, and coaching.
Community Focus
North American, Culture, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), Black, Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC), Indigenous, Latinx
Location
Portland, OR
NAMC Oregon is a nonprofit trade association founded in 1969, to address the needs and concerns of minority contractors. NAMC-OR focuses on construction industry issues common to Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and other communities of color in construction.
Community Focus
Culture, North American, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC), For All
Location
Seattle, WA
Community Focus
North American, Australian & New Zealander, Culture, East Asian, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), American (US), Asian, North European, European, East European, Oceania, Australian, Chilean, Finnish, Japanese, Mongolian, Pasifika, Russian, South Korean
Location
Bellingham, WA
The Bellingham Sister Cities Association is a community based organization providing opportunities for local residents to develop relationships and build a sense of community with the people of the world. We seek to promote intercultural understandings, economic and tourism ties, and world peace. This is accomplished through cultural and athletic exchanges, educational programs, and community events.
Community Focus
North American, Culture, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), Alaska Native, American (US), Haida, Tlingit / Lingít, Tsimshian
Location
Juneau, AK
Spruce Root provides local entrepreneurs with access to business development and financial resources in the form of loan capital, business coaching, workshops, and competitions.
Community Focus
Culture, North American, Alaska Native, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), American (US)
Location
Kodiak, AK
The shareholders of Natives of Kodiak, Inc. are the descendants of the original inhabitants of Kodiak Island. Natives of Kodiak, Inc. (NOK) is an Alaska Native Urban Corporation, incorporated in 1973 as a for-profit corporation organized under Alaska Law and pursuant to the 1971 federal Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (16 USC B 1601 et seq.), commonly referred to as “ANCSA”.
Community Focus
Culture, North American, Alaska Native, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), American (US), Indigenous, NANA Regional Corporation
Location
Kotzebue, AK
Founded in 1972, NANA is an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC) that exists to improve the quality of life for our more than 14,500 shareholders.