Bath & Body Bistro Wins $25,000 Hiring Grant

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Bath & Body Bistro in Albuquerque, NM is our first November Love A Local Business winner! Intuit is awarding the business with a $25,000 hiring grant. Congratulations! The winning vote comes from Terri, who praises the company for its innovation: “The inventive ideas for everyday products & they work!  Awesome lotions & soap!”  Bath & [...]

Congrats to Ferrin Accounting, Mid-October Hiring Grant Winner!

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The second winner of our October Love A Local Business Hiring Grants is Ferrin Accounting. Congratulations! The business has been a fixture on Main Street in Platte City, Missouri for over three decades. Longtime employee Frank Freiss bought the business in 2009 after working for the company for twenty years. Along with John Hiner, who [...]

WEBIT Services Wins First of Three October Hiring Grants

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Pictured: WEBIT Services team.  Photo courtesy of WEBIT Services, Inc. With fall in the air and the holidays around the corner, many small business owners are preparing for the busy season and mapping out goals for the next year. To help small business owners put some extra holiday cash in their pockets, we're awarding $75,000 [...]

Marie’s Bed & Biscuit Wins Love A Local Business Grand Prize

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Pictured: Owners Brad and Jen Stanke.  Photo courtesy of Marie's Bed & Biscuit. Marie’s Bed & Biscuit in Charlotte, MI has won the $50,000 Grand Prize in Intuit’s Love A Local Business grant competition. The company became a finalist to win the Grand Prize after it won our grant in July. Our judges, Kelly Doak [...]

San Francisco Loves Local Businesses

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San Francisco is one of the best-known cities in the world, famous for its unique architecture, cable cars, and the Golden Gate Bridge. The 94103 zip code, which includes the SOMA (South of Market) neighborhood, had the second-highest number of unique businesses nominated in September and is the second winner of our final City-By-City competition! [...]

Houston Suburb Kingwood, TX Wins September City Challenge

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Kingwood, the "Livable Forest," is a residential community located just north of Houston. With 165 unique businesses nominated, Kingwood is also our final Love A Local Business City Challenge winner! The following five businesses were randomly selected to win a $5,000 City Challenge Grant, and Intuit will also be donating $1,000 to the Kingwood Chamber [...]

Family Business Bowie Home Improvement Wins $25,000 Grant

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Pictured: Bowie Home Improvement family-team.  Photo courtesy of Bowie Home Improvement. Congratulations to the winner of our Love A Local Business September Grant, Bowie Home Improvement, Inc. in Bowie, Maryland! Established in 1987, Bowie Home Improvement is a full-service home improvement contractor, specializing in bathroom and kitchen remodels. Owners Bill and Beth Schmitt are proud [...]

Minneapolis, MN and Medford, OR Are Intuit's August City Challenge Winners!


Over 800 businesses were nominated in the top ten cities of Intuit’s Love A Local Business August City-by-City Challenge. Congratulations to our winners: Minneapolis, Minnesota and Medford, Oregon! Minneapolis, the “City of Lakes,” is the largest city in Minnesota. One business located here nominated itself, which is a requirement to win. Intuit will donate the [...]