BALLE (Business Alliance for Local Living Economies) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting “Localism”. It is a growing network of 30,000 local entrepreneurs, spanning 80 communities, working collaboratively to drive new investment to local economies, scale the best solutions, and harness the power of local, independently owned businesses.
The organization’s core principles focus on: Increasing demand for locally owned, made and grown businesses, goods and services; sharing the knowledge of successful ‘Do It Yourself’ entrepreneurs; establishing “Community Capital” models, such as crowdfunding, community supported enterprise, triple bottom line banking, local investment clubs; and bringing together local businesses to leverage their buying power.
Pamela Chaloult, COO
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