Individuals across art forms — As creators, we possess the power to uncover and capture voices not heard, visions not shared, stories not told. Your medium is a microphone. A podium for possibility.

17 January 2018

51 million adults in America are currently disconnected from the financial system, with 15.6 million of those individuals having no bank accounts at all (FDIC 2015). Even including Americans with bank accounts, many are not able to successfully save; according to the Fed...

22 September 2017

Hot Chicken Takeover is a community-minded restaurant serving up juicy, perfectly fried chicken rubbed with a cayenne-infused paste. The fast-casual restaurant located in Columbus, Ohio has a mission to provide great food, a great experience, and supportive, intentional ...

8 June 2017

Back in September of last year, we wrote about the value for small businesses becoming a Benefit Corporation as the new session for the Kentucky General Assembly was ramping up and House Bill 35 was still being shaped. Now we find ourselves on the tail end of the 2017 se...

4 April 2017

It’s officially been two years since Louisville became a Kiva City. Kiva was relatively unknown locally when the first full-time fellow arrived in Louisville, but community response to the new funding tool was overwhelmingly positive.

22 November 2016

We are excited to announce that we recently invested in San Francisco-based Bright Funds.

28 September 2016

Last week, we mentioned our involvement as an equity sponsor of the 2015 Village Capital FinTech Cohort. We pre-committed $50,000 to the top-two peer-selected companies within the cohort, and we are excited to announce the companies selected were Quotanda and Student Loa...

28 July 2016

Kiva, the non-profit platform that crowdfunds 0% microloans for small businesses, will soon fund its 50th local loan. Supporters celebrated that fact in a gathering at theCommunity Foundation of Louisville on Tuesday, Oct. 27.

28 October 2015

One year ago Access Ventures purchased and renovated an abandoned repair shop and turned it The Park, a co-working community in Shelby Park. The Park was created to provide access to affordable workspace and a new path for workers looking for a nontraditional office envi...

26 October 2015

We are excited to announce that we have recently commissioned Gibbs Rounsavall, a Louisville artist and teacher at Fairdale High School, to design and paint our third mural in Louisville’s Shelby Park neighborhood.

11 August 2015