Category Archives: Local Economy Foundation Circle

BALLE’s Rodney Foxworth Wants to Deepen Support For ‘Boundary Pushers’

The local economy movement in multi-faceted. But throughout its evolution, the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies—BALLE for short—has been its spiritual center and guiding force. Seventeen years after it was founded to advance the ‘buy local’ and Main Street agenda, the nonprofit is entering a new phase. Under the leadership of Rodney Foxworth, a […]

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BALLE’s Rodney Foxworth Wants to Deepen Support For ‘Boundary Pushers’

The local economy movement in multi-faceted. But throughout its evolution, the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies—BALLE for short—has been its spiritual center and guiding force. Seventeen years after it was founded to advance the ‘buy local’ and Main Street agenda, the nonprofit is entering a new phase. Under the leadership of Rodney Foxworth, a […]

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Community Foundations Go All-In on Place-Based Investing

Two years ago, Baltimore Community Foundation was working to build race equity into its selection process for investment managers when a question was raised. “We asked, ‘Why are we not considering local impact investing that could specifically address race equity and lack of access to capital for communities that have been shut out of wealth […]

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Community Foundations Go All-In on Place-Based Investing

Two years ago, Baltimore Community Foundation was working to build race equity into its selection process for investment managers when a question was raised. “We asked, ‘Why are we not considering local impact investing that could specifically address race equity and lack of access to capital for communities that have been shut out of wealth […]

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