BALLE, which stands for Business Alliance for Local Living Economies, has come out with a toolkit on Community Capital. Download BALLE's Report here. It is a California-based non-profit that envisions "a global system of human-scale, interconnected local economies that function
You may have a great plan, a solid offering, a committed team, and a virtuous mission. But you need money. And this capital has to be looking for positive social and/or environmental impact.
Twenty-nine New England food co-ops are collaborating to make wholesome, nutritious food more accessible to all community members.
A Community Land Trust is a non-profit, community-based organisation run by volunteers that develops housing or other assets at permanently affordable levels for long-term community benefit. It does this by separating the value of the building from the land that
A Co-operative Development Body is an organization that exists to enable new co-operatives to start trading, and existing co-operatives to develop and prosper, akin to what in Canada is understood as a secondary or second-tier co-operative. This guide covers
Year by year, exclusive forms of ownership concentrate wealth in the hands of a few at the expense of the many. Year by year, the public debt load rises and private citizens suffer the consequences, including massive cuts in state