New resources and tools for economic and community innovation.

Mark Your Calendars for Spring 2019!

Get exclusive updates, partnership opportunities and special ticket discounts for the next conference, to be held May 2019 in Detroit, MI.

ComCap17 Conference

Catalytic and inspirational connections and strategies for community capital going forward.ComCap17 was held September 10-13, 2017 in historic Monterey, CA.

ComCap the Podcast

Provocative interviews and lively discussions with community capital experts. Learn from our growing array of thought leaders from across the country, and beyond.

Janelle Orsi’s Keynote: New Meaning to Equity

Michael Shuman’s Keynote: Community Capital – The New Centerpiece of Economic Development

Andrew Dix Keynote: Connecting Crowdfunding – The Big Picture

“What’s Community Capital?” with Brian Beckon

“ComCap” is our shortcut for community capital — money that comes from the community and stays within the community, building local wealth and economic vitality.

New crowdinvesting laws have been passing across the country—now in 36+ states—and they create unprecedented opportunities for localizing capital. Let’s harness them for good.

Most of our money, in nearly every form—from purchases to mortgages to savings accounts to investments—leave town the minute they leave our wallets, heading for Wall Street. This system has slowly drained our local economies of usable capital and continues the economic erosion we see in towns across America.

Advocates of all kinds, from local investing experts to slow money champions to impact investors, are building a re-localizing movement to strengthen local economies, using these new tools. Join the National Coalition for Community Capital and Hatch Innovation as we co-host events, roundtables and other learning opportunities on building community capital across the country – beginning in your own neck of the woods.

Catch up with ComCap The Podcast – it’s free!

Explore all the connection points inherent in community capital, from social enterprise and impact investing to regional economic development. Listen to Amy Pearl as she provides an overview of community capital, hear from Michael Shuman who makes it crystal clear why this matters to local economies and City Councilman Timothy Barrett as he describes the new role of government leaders, or sit down with Marco Vangelisti who breaks down money, myths, and how the financial system works.

Second, join us at events across the country.

Economic and community developers, lawyers, regulators—leaders interested in bringing capital back into their communities—contribute their experiences and expertise to ComCap National Conferences. Sign up for our newsletter to be notified when the registration opens for our fourth conference, to be held Spring 2019 in Detroit, MI.

Third, check out our partners – thought leaders in community capital:

National Coalition for Community Capital (NC3)

Locavesting.com

The Initiative for Local Capital

Cutting Edge Capital

The Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC)

ReValue Investing

Investibule: Local Investing Opportunities Across the Country

Essential Knowledge for Transition by Marco Vangelisti

Local investing opportunities for Oregonians on Hatch Oregon

 

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