• When it comes to cooperatives, we can help!

    • Cooperatives are a successful business model serving communities in this nation and across the world.
    • NWCDC helps people build business ownership, sound management and economic health.
    • NWCDC is supported through fee-for-service income, grants and donations.

  • Our mission

    is to foster community economic development through the cooperative business model.

    The NWCDC logo features twin pines, a symbol used by North American cooperatives to mark the mutual support of people helping people.

  • Establish your co-op

    • Feasibility Assessment/Analysis
    • Organizational Development
    • Cooperative Education
    • Business Planning
    • Strategic Planning
    • Market Research
    • Board Training
    • Grant Writing

  • Strengthen your co-op

    Democratic goverance and support from other cooperatives is essential to any co-op. We can help strengthen:

    • Member participation
    • Oversight by the Board
    • Your co-op’s role in the broader community

  • Expand your co-op

    To succeed as a strong business, co-ops need effective operations and sound financial management. We can assist with:

    • Business planning
    • Financial management
    • Operations assessments
    • Strategic planning
    • Personnel recruitment


  • Office Space for Rent

    We have a 170 square foot office (12.5′ x 13.5′) available for rent. Shared amenities include a conference room, kitchenette, elevator access and furniture. The $400 rent includes cleaning services and supplies for the common areas and all utilities. Phone and internet not included. For more information or to view the office, contact us.

Contact Us

407 4th Ave E Suite 201
Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 943-4241
(360) 570-8415 (fax)

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NWCDC was instrumental in assisting residents of Hidden Village manufactured housing community save and purchase our community as a co-op. If they hadn’t, our community would have closed. Since purchasing, NWCDC has continued to assist our Co-op in operating our community the way we want it.

- Marjorie Neff, President, Hidden Village Cooperative, signed June 21, 2011

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