Equity & Inclusion
- Third-Party Certified: These certifications are controlled by other organizations. Click on one to learn more: Just Economics Living Wage Enterprise | LGBT Business Enterprise | Woman-Owned Business | Minority-Owned Business | Native American-Owned Business | Veteran-Owned Business
- Uncertified: Small organizations and entrepreneurs may not be able to afford nor satisfy all the criteria for formal certification. We offer several uncertified categories to lend visibility to these groups.
- Ownership: >50% LGBTQ, Female, Minority
- 10+ Employees: >25% LGBTQ | >40% Women | >40% Minority
We like to recognize those organizations who support Blue Ridge Pride and its mission. These inlcude sponsors, festival exhibitors, procession partipants, donors, and volunteers.
There are many ways an organization can support a community other than those we have highlighted. We encourage you to add highlights of your own.