By BALLE Board Member Leslie Christian, this paper envisions a new foundation driven by three new investment decision-making principles related to risk, growth and utility.
Learn about the BALLE Fellowship, dedicated to connecting the most innovative and visionary local leaders working to build real prosperity in their communities.
Read Michelle Long's article in the Huffington Post about the JOBS Act and crowdfunding. Check out our crowdfunding infographic too!
The results of this study show that local ownership matters for economic growth.
In this pioneering study, Fleming and Goetz uncovered positive correlations between local small and medium-sized businesses and increasing community wealth.
Recorded live at the conference on June 9, 2012, Michelle speaks about the importance of investing in local business to advance the New Economy Movement.
Read this article by Jenny Kassan, afrequent contributor to BALLE's Community Capital work, about the key points of community financing for small businesses.
Download this valuable step by step guide on how to get your employer or organization to add Socially Responsible Investments to a retirement plan.
This article describes the development of Ashoka's Measuring Effectiveness program, its methodology, and its results in understanding the impact of social entrepreneurs.