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Keeping Wealth Local: Shared Ownership and Wealth Control For Rural Communities

Centering community and place Expanding democratic ownership

Resources do not represent community wealth unless communities own and control them. This handbook looks at various kinds of shared ownership, including cooperatives, employee ownership, community land trusts, municipal ownership, local and tribal ownership, mission-controlled ownership, and community covenants and easements. Each section looks at strengths, weaknesses, the range of applications, expertise required, and sources of assistance.

Publication date: 2009-10-31
Publisher: Wealth Creation in Rural America, Ford Foundation
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