Posts Tagged "like minded organizations"

Patronicity Raises More Than $1 Million for Main Streets

Patronicity Raises More Than $1 Million for Main Streets

Unprecedented challenges demand innovative solutions—and buy local groups are stepping up. As small businesses and Main Street organizations across the country begin to rebuild and, in many cases, continue to cope with the fallout from the COVID-19 crisis, crowdfunding platform Patronicity is helping them access much-needed capital. Patronicity’s small business program has raised more than $1.2 million for Main Streets and their businesses since the outbreak began. Patronicity is a…read more →

Dane Buy Local Takes the Buy Local Movement Online

Dane Buy Local Takes the Buy Local Movement Online

Schools, jobs and family gatherings aren’t the only things to move online amid the coronavirus pandemic. As it turns out, support for small businesses has also gone virtual. In Dane County, Wisconsin, the buy local movement moves on thanks to Dane Buy Local.

Local Crowdfunding Bolsters New Hampshire Economies

Local Crowdfunding Bolsters New Hampshire Economies

When an economic engine left its New Hampshire region, the Monadnock small business community decided to create an economic engine of its own. The Local Crowd (TLC) Monadnock developed an innovative way to bring new investment to the community and its small businesses through a crowdfunding platform.

Los Alamos MainStreet Keeps the Community Creative

Los Alamos MainStreet Keeps the Community Creative

The city of Los Alamos, New Mexico, has a history like no other. Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos began as a secret city during World War II, when the United States government used the then-remote location as the site of the Manhattan Project. Today, visitors can tour the Manhattan Project National Historical Park in Los Alamos to learn about the history of the atomic bomb.

Bel Air Downtown Alliance Evolves with the Community

Bel Air Downtown Alliance Evolves with the Community

Known as “The Heart of Harford” for its position as the Harford County seat, Bel Air, Maryland, offers good schools, charming history and a lively downtown. In particular, that downtown district is the product of local organizers’ hard work and genuine connection to the community.

Our 42nd Avenue Connects People to Portland

Our 42nd Avenue Connects People to Portland

The city of Portland, Oregon, has become known for its unique, vibrant culture – and it’s local-minded organizations like Our 42nd Avenue that keep the culture lively. Spanning a bustling neighborhood in northeast Portland, Our 42nd Avenue works to support local businesses and community members, helping them feel connected to their community. Beyond a good feeling, Our 42nd Avenue gives its community important, visible results. Our 42nd Avenue’s work reflects…read more →

Downtown Franklin Turns Local History into a Legacy

Downtown Franklin Turns Local History into a Legacy

The streets of downtown Franklin, Tennessee, feature brick sidewalks and Victorian buildings. Those buildings house local art galleries, restaurants, antique shops and more. If it sounds like a charming place, that’s because it is. Located just south of Nashville, the city of Franklin wears its historic charm proudly, as local merchants and community leaders work to blend the old with the new and the past with the future. Franklin’s vibrant…read more →

Shop Local Beaufort Finds New Opportunities for Local Businesses

Shop Local Beaufort Finds New Opportunities for Local Businesses

Beaufort, South Carolina, sits along the Atlantic coast between Charleston and Savannah, Georgia. In fact, the city is so coastal that it technically sits on an island, accessible by bridges to South Carolina’s mainland. It’s a picturesque place to call home or to visit, in large part thanks to the unique local businesses that line the charming, coastal streets. The Shop Local Beaufort campaign supports those local business. The campaign…read more →

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