Local Economies


  • BALLE (Business Alliance for Local Living Communities)

    By connecting leaders, spreading solutions, and attracting investment toward local economies, BALLE advances the Localist Movement to create real prosperity for all. Find resources for creating a stronger, more resilient, and fair economy.

  • American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA)

    Helping local communities thrive through developing and sharing resources, advising them on operation and strategy and building a communication network to share ideas and best practices.

  • Institute for Local Self Reliance

    Since 1974, ILSR has championed local self-reliance, a strategy that underscores the need for humanly scaled institutions and economies and the widest possible distribution of ownership. (For more on ILSR’s history click here.)

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