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The Multiplier Effect of Buying Local

When we buy from locally owned businesses, more money stays in the local economy and multiplies 2-4 times! A 10% shift from chain to local in Franklin County …

Opportunity Multiplied

This video explains the work of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) like the Economic and Community Development Institute (ECDI) based in …

Michael Shuman Speaks about BALLE Collaboration

Michael Shuman speaks at the National Trust Main Street Center Green Summit (Feb 2011) about BALLE