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The Love A Local Business City Challenge Is Underway

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Looking for cash to help run your business? Get your hometown involved! We're giving away $50,000 in grants to the cities that love their local business the most. Intuit's City-by-City challenge will reward small businesses located in cities that nominate the most businesses. At the end of each month, the two cities that nominate the [...]

Sipping N' Painting Wins Intuit's $50,000 Grand Prize

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Sipping N' Painting has won the $50,000 Grand Prize in Intuit's Love A Local Business grant competition.  Just last week, the company won our June grant and became one of three finalists to win an additional grant.  Our judge, Shana Rawlings of Harmony in Hooves, says she had a very difficult time deciding.  But, in [...]

Intuit Shares the Love with Jefferson City!

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Jefferson City, the capital city of Missouri, is one of of two city winners of Intuit's Love A Local Business City Challenge.  Over 350 businesses in the area were nominated in the month of June on, and because these two communities showed so much love for their local businesses, Intuit is now sharing that [...]
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East Lansing Loves Local Businesses

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East Lansing, Michigan showed its love of local businesses in June by nominating over 300 of its hometown businesses for a grant from Intuit's Love A Local Business grant competition. Because of this, the small town in the heart of Michigan is receiving $26,000 to support local businesses. Three businesses in the town have won [...]

Sipping n' Painting of Denver Wins $25,000

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The winner of our $25,000 Intuit Hiring Grant for June is Sipping n' Painting of Denver, Colorado.  Co-owner Susie Grade was thrilled to hear that her 1.5-year-old business would be able to move to the next level using this grant. Sipping n' Painting aims to help the community of Denver by allowing adults to experience [...]

East Lansing and Jefferson City Turn Love Into Cash

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The results of our June 2011 City-by-City Love a Local Business Competition are in!  East Lansing, Michigan and Jefferson City, Missouri received the most votes for small businesses in their zip codes during the month of June. All of that love for the community and for local businesses has turned into cash.  Five businesses in [...]

Devolution Solutions of North Hollywood, CA Wins $25K!

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Pictured: Devon from Devolution Solutions at one of his company's events.  Phtoo courtesy of Devolution Solutions. Congratulations to Devolution Solutions of North Hollywood, Calif. for winning Intuit's $25,000 Love A Local Business Grant for May.  Owner Devon Lippman was thrilled when he received our call letting him know of the win.  "This will make such [...]

The "Buy Local" Boost [INFOGRAPHIC]


In an effort to rejuvenate struggling local economies and empower small business to compete with big business, political figures and organizations have begun to popularize "buy local" movements. The goal of "buy local" campaigns is to build a healthy feedback loop wherein the community buys from local merchants who then reinvest in the community via [...]