HomeBlack-Owned Local Independent Businesses in Greater Philadelphia

Black-owned businesses are essential to our local economy.

In the Greater Philadelphia region, there are many Black-owned and operated businesses for good that are committed to serving community needs, sharing wealth, and protecting the environment. These businesses range from restaurants and retail shops and provide products and services from technology, healthcare, construction, hospitality, marketing, real estate, creative industries, and more.

Check out our member list of Black-owned businesses in the region that practice the triple bottom line of people, planet, and profit and join us in supporting these companies.



Franny Lou’s Porch

Franny Lou’s Porch is a café that offers food and beverages amongst other services like catering, wholesale, artist retail, and venue rentals. Their mission is to provide a warm space to engage in community activism, cultural awareness, relational business practices, be a vehicle for advocacy, and most importantly, to be a place of rest. Their desire is to be a place that is intentional in connecting to our neighbors and our products. 


Good Karma Café

Good Karma Café is an eco-friendly and sustainable coffee shop serving organic and fair trade certified coffees. The coffee shop currently has four locations in Philadelphia that includes Broad Street in the Theater District, Fitler Square, Society Hill, and the Schuylkill Banks. 



Grant Blvd

Grant Blvd is a Philadelphia-based sustainable apparel movement committed to supporting the currently and formerly incarcerated through fashion-forward design. Founded Kimberly McGlonn, Ph.D., Grant Blvd is equally committed to using fashion to tackle climate change.


Happy Happy Cleaning

Based in Bala Cynwyd, Happy Happy Cleaning offers green cleaning to residential and commercial locations. Owner Gary Downing, a green cleaning expert, makes his non-toxic cleaning products and teaches clients on ways to incorporate green cleaning practices in their cleaning routines.


Indie Life Media

Indie-Life Media is a full-service Philadelphia based creative agency specializing in brand management and media production built to grow your business and your share of the marketplace. Convey your story, connect to your audience and make an impact across all media platforms in print, online, social or experiential.


Night Owl Vegan

Night Owl Vegan is the premier vegan meal delivery service in Philadelphia that provides vegan meals delivered to anyone’s doorstep. Chef Sherimane Johnson prepares delectable plant-based meals – organic, locally sourced, non-GMO that delight the palate. Johnson also owns and operates NaturallySweet Desserts, a vegan dessert bakery service.


Ride to Work

Ride to Work provides transportation management to companies and organizations that employ those who have the most difficulty in getting and holding jobs. 


SAY/DO Strategies 

SAY/DO is a powerhouse communications, engagement  &  government relations firm, serving  the unique needs of clients in Utilities, Development, Energy, Transportation & more. We specialize in connecting your major projects to the people who will live with them. 




Trunc is Philadelphia’s only Black-owned, woman-owned, and veteran-owned retail and maker space that offers curated products and artisan-made goods ranging from clothing to home goods.



V Marks the Shop

Located in South Philadelphia, V Marks the Shop is a vegan convenience store that carries a wide range of locally made vegan products, from vegan ravioli to Philly Tempeh. 




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