Ownership Matters (newsletter)

On the emerging landscape of founders and funders around impact investing, racial equity, and the solidarity economy.

A free biweekly newsletter with a focus on the emerging landscape of founders and funders around impact investing, racial equity, and the solidarity economy. 


One of the pillars of a new, human-scale economy is the effort to build up ownership, both public and private. This process must be both reparative and regenerative, in order to address the history of disinvestment and extraction in so many communities. 

This work of building is going on in many places and in many different ways but not in a connected way. Ownership Matters aims to help the players in this emerging ecosystem find each other more easily and to collaborate with movements such as the DEAL.


Why use it?

Our newsletter is a mix of interviews, case studies, and commentary that offers insights into the real practices of the solidarity economy today, especially the cooperative community, social enterprises, and the non-profit community.


Who is it for?

Our readers include co-op leaders, entrepreneurs, services providers, funders, and social movement folks.


How long does it take?

Each issue takes approximately 10-15 minutes to read. 


How many people is it for?

Free to share!


What materials do you need?

Only an interest in this emerging movement!


What does the facilitator need to know or be able to do?

Some background in the solidarity economy.



We are partnered with the Francesco Collaborative, Start.coop, the MEDLab, Zebras Unite, and numerous other organizations.







    Graham Mitchell


    I’m aiming to learn about and connect with others that can help cocreate tools for cooperation at scale

    Tom Owen-Smith

    Lambeth, London Borough of Lambeth, England, United Ki...

    I’m keen to learn and share ideas on applying Doughnut Economics in my own life and for universities and higher education

    Elias Crim

    South Bend, Indiana, United States of America

    I'm inspired by the integral vision of the DEAL, tying together so many strands which need to be brought back together.

    Rodolfo Pereira

    Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain

    Life is too short and the Doughnut is the way to go ;)

    Anna Branten

    Malmö, Skåne län, Sverige

    I would like to get inspired, get connected and share thoughts on how to build new system, processes and businesses.

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