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The community capital movement is unfolding.

Across this country in small towns to metropolitan city centers, localizing our money to strengthen communities has become a rallying cry for food cart vendors in Detroit, small manufacturers in Oregon, and pub owners in Indiana, to name a few.

If you are a community advocate, you’re a community capital advocate. Now is the time to learn more, and that’s what this conference is for.

WOODY TASCH

WOODY TASCH

Founder, Chairman, Slow Money Institute

JANELLE ORSI

JANELLE ORSI

Attorney, Co-Founder, Director of Sustainable Economies Law Center

SE-AH-DOM EDMO

SE-AH-DOM EDMO

Movement Building Director, Western States Center

MICHAEL SHUMAN

MICHAEL SHUMAN

Economist, Attorney, Author, Entrepreneur

MARCO VANGELISTI

MARCO VANGELISTI

Founder, Essential Knowledge for Transition

SEE WHO WILL BE THERE

SEE WHO WILL BE THERE

FEATURED SESSIONS

FROM ‘BUY LOCAL’ TO ‘INVEST LOCAL’
STATE OF THE STATES
MAIN STREET FUNDS
THE ROLE OF PHILANTHROPY IN ECOSYSTEM BUILDING
ENGAGING NEW AND OLD MEDIA
PROGRESSIVE POLICIES AND THE TAX EXEMPTION
PATIENT CAPITAL FOR FOOD, FARMS, AND FISHERIES
INVOLVING THE CROWDFUNDING GENERATION

Access to capital is everything.

So how do communities access it? ComCap17 explores tools, knowledge, and strategies from leaders for leaders at every level who are working to improve access to community capital.

Join us as we discover how local investing mechanisms – from crowdfunding to changes in law – increase access to community capital for entrepreneurs and citizen investors.

REGISTER FOR COMCAP17

“Finally, a place-based approach to growing the built, human, and natural capital in our communities, building the fabric of relationships that help communities thrive.”

—Stephanie Ryan, Senior Associate, B Lab

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“Community Capital is not just money—it’s money that means something. It means involving the people who use your product, who eat your ice cream, who drive the same roads you do.”

—Stuart Phillips, Co-founder, Red Wagon Creamery

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LOCALLY & NATIONALLY SUPPORTED BY

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