Place-based foundations can leverage a potential surge in local giving for greater community investment.
The first black woman-owned Regulation Crowdfunding portal aims to combat the forces of gentrification.
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
Naia, a 16-year old gelateria in downtown Berkeley, CA sources its all-natural ingredients from local partners. It's packaged gelato is sold in 250+ stores and growing. View this yummy offering here.
Modeled after "The Zipper," a Portland retail concept by Guerilla Development, the 3451 Benning project aims to entice retail tenants that will appeal to hipsters, foodies, and others in River Terrace, a neighborhood of row houses and rentals in Northeast Washington DC. View offering.
Dana Bushouse started making her "kick ass" Crooked City Cider out of her basement. Now she's building a tap room in Oakland's buzzy Jack London area. We'll toast to that! View offering.
Tucson-based Technicians for Sustainability is the latest solar company to share ownership with workers.
Women-owned firms grew by 6 percent, compared to 1.6 percent growth by all firms.