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We bring you the AMIBA Blogs and news from around the world as it pertains to local business and growing our local economies.
You can admit it… website design and maintenance can be a drag, especially when you have so many...
The Local Leaders Roundtable met on January 14 for a session entitled What's New at AMIBA: A Tour...
New Round of Payroll Protection Program includes second round offers favoring CDFIs, low income communities and smaller businesses
Revisions to the Payroll Protection Program were included in the recent COVID-19 Economic Relief...
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It’s a new day at AMIBA – 20 years ago the local movement took root in America. Today, locally owned business is a community value and more essential than ever. Learn more about our holiday fundraiser.
AMIBA’s first-ever Virtual Conference (and the first in the Local Economy Movement to focus on racial equity), Executive Director Derek Peebles’ reading of Oriah Mountain Dreamer’s “The Invitation” set a bold new tone
Even the most beloved independent businesses were blindsided by the COVID-19 pandemic, and...
For Local Economy leaders from more than 26 states, AMIBA’s first-ever Virtual Conference broke...
Industry News Feed
Devastation for American small businesses. Federal relief funds ran out almost instantaneously. More may be on the way, but what can be done to save small business?
Downtown on the Farm, presented by Locally Owned Murfreesboro, is BYOB (Bring Your Own Blanket) in 2020, the nonprofit announced.
Southwest Capital Bank, Community 1st Bank Las Vegas (Community 1st Bank) and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) have provided $33,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to help a nonprofit foundation in Las Vegas, New Mexico, market the city to tourists.
A group pushing for more competitive markets is funneling more than $1 million into initiatives that promote stronger antitrust enforcement as U.S. regulators examine whether Silicon Valley’s biggest companies have too much power over commerce.
For local businesses in Portland, the future is bleak. Portland Buy Local recently surveyed our members and found that nearly 30 percent are considering permanently closing.
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