American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA)
The Portland Independent Business and Community Alliance, which created Portland Buy Local, is affiliated with the American Independent Business Alliance, a national organization that helps people start and sustain local independent business alliances and buy-local campaigns.
Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE)
Building and empowering local business networks to foster sustainable, community-based economies.
Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR)
A national nonprofit organization working to advance sustainable, equitable, and community-centered economic development through research, educational activities, and technical assistance.
National Main Street Center
Effective model and many resources to help revitalize downtowns and neighborhood business districts.
Portland’s Downtown District
Supporting and promoting the economic vitality of downtown Portland.
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