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 

Happy Happy Cleaning believes in happier, healthier, and cleaner environments. Whether for the home or office, they provide the highest level of care while using homegrown non-toxic, and environmentally friendly products.





Modest Transitions

Modest Transitions is a line of handcrafted garments inspired by natures beauty. Founded by Melanie Hasan, Modest Transitions aims to empower women through conscious garments, beauty and inclusion, while respecting Mother Earth. From sourcing fabrics with integrity, to creating baths of natural dyes—our products help eliminate toxic waste; while creating timeless, aesthetically pleasing wearable art.





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.



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. 




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.





Check out SBN’s directory of diverse businesses that practice the triple bottom line of people, planet, and profit.

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