• Our mission

    The NWCDC works 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


  • Group Health Legacy Fund–Get Involved Today!


    As the proposed sale of Group Health Cooperative to Kaiser Permanente moves forward, people who support cooperative development have an opportunity to direct some of the sale proceeds back into the cooperative movement. Read more. . .

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 256
Olympia, WA 98507

(360) 943-4241
(360) 570-8415 (fax)
info @ nwcdc.coop

Physical Address:
407 4th Ave E Suite 201
Olympia, WA

Please use our mailing address for all correspondence.


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.


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