Local Finance Guild


The Local Finance Guild focuses on ways to transition from an economic system which contributes to alienation, competition, and an illusion of scarcity, destroys community, and demands endless growth to one that supports sustainability, wholeness, and connection of human gifts with human needs.  Ways to revitalize our local economy include pairing local investors with local businesses that need capital through our LEG UP group, creating a Lopez foundation for grants, promoting credit unions, and looking for opportunities to set up equity investing such as a community solar project.  

If you would like to get involved in any of the projects of the Local Finance Guild, leave a reply below and you will be contacted.




  1. I would like to attend a meeting and see if this is something to which I can meaningfully contribute. I love the premise.

  2. Beth – Sorry that I didn’t see your comment until now. Our next Steering Committee Meeting is on Wednesday, January 13th, 4:00-6:00pm at the Library. Please join us!

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