Invest in RI

Local Return aims to connect grassroots investors with local opportunities to invest. Do you care about Rhode Island? Do you want to put your money where your home is? We’re here to help. Check out these opportunities to invest in Rhode Island. 

Please note: Local Return is making these local opportunities available for your consideration. Listing on this site does not equal endorsement. Please conduct your own due diligence before making any investment or purchase.


Recent changes in federal securities law have opened crowdfunding to grassroots investors. Data suggests that the most important new beneficiaries are companies led by women and people of color. By mobilizing local businesses and grassroots investors to take advantage of investment crowdfunding, our neighborhoods will see more income, wealth, jobs, and successful businesses. 

Current opportunities:

  • Help Build Soulita’s HQ: Locally-owned skincare company Soulita is raising $50,000 to renovate its 3,000-square foot warehouse in Olneyville.
  • Help Anchor and Hope build a tasting room: Local winery Anchor and Hope is fundraising to create a tasting room and event space at Phillipsdale Landing, a historic copper wire mill in Rumford.

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