Invest Local Ohio is a program created by the Economic and Community Development Institute that makes it easy for Central Ohioans to make money and better their community through small business investment. Every dollar committed to the Invest Local Ohio program will be loaned to a local small business and leveraged with at least two more dollars from other ECDI loan funds; investors will receive a minimum 2 percent return on their investment. Learn more about Invest Local Ohio at ECDI’s website or watch a video.
The OEFFA Investment Fund is a project of the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) working in partnership with the Sustainable Agriculture Fund, LLC. The purpose of the Fund is to promote sustainable agriculture in Ohio by making flexible and affordable capital available to farmers and farm-related businesses. Learn more at OEFFA.org
Slow Money Ohio: If you want to focus your investment in sustainable food and food related businesses consider Slow Money groups in our state. Visit Slow Money Ohio.
Community Supported Agriculture is a good way to invest in your local food shed. Learn more about various kinds of CSA.
What is a community Bank? Learn more here.