Oakland, Calif. communities, faced with displacement and economic alienation, get organized.

Locavesting Staff


An inspiring look at The Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship's 'Social Entrepreneurship at the Margins' program.

Anne Field Showcase

Local businesses make up the heart & soul of a place. Here are some local businesses we love that are raising money now. And with minimum investments as low as $100, anyone can be an angel! #InvestLocal

Founded in June by former Pittsburgh City Paper staffers disenchanted with the paper's corporate owners, the Pittsburgh Current bills itself as the "free and independent press of Pittsburgh." The bimonthly (and digital, of course) paper is carried in 200 locations around the city. View offering.

Craft brewer Brian Jackson is renovating an art deco building inCincinnati's Walnut Hill neighborhood as the future home of Esoteric Brewing. When it opens in 2019, it will be the first African American and Asian American-owned brewery in Cincinnati, and perhaps beyond.  View offering.

This Pacific Island women-owned cooperative produces traditional lei for sacred, celebratory and bereavement occasions. Based in Oakland, CA, The Lei Company Coop has forged fair trade partnerships with artisans in Fiji and the Federated States of Micronesia. View offering.

Community Redevelopment Fund
 believes affordable housing is a major catalyst for the stabilization and crime reduction of inner-city areas. The developer is transforming vacant homes into affordable housing in Baltimore's Four by Four neighborhood. View offering.


evergreen cooperatives fund

A new fund will acquire companies from retiring business owners and sell them back to employees.

Randy Mueller

The landmark legislation that democratized capital-raising continues to gain traction and evolve.

Locavesting Staff


The Canadian government is looking to support organizations addressing social and environmental issues.

Adam Spence

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