What We Share & Promote



Below is our library of information, resources, and research on cooperatives.

Olympia Area Coop Education Programs

Sustainable Cooperative Development Certificate – Evergreen State College in Partnership with the NWCDC


A Co-op of Co-ops In the South Puget Sound

The Co-op Index

Learn about an essential tool from the National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA) for measuring your cooperative’s effectiveness

Reports and Studies

posted 2020/12/17

Cultural Workers Organize have produced two reports on the co-op ecosystem in the US and Canada. Read them online here or download the pdf on the links below:


Community Impact


About Starting Co-ops


Agribusiness Co-ops


Annual Meetings


Board of Directors


Business Planning


Energy-Related Co-ops


Feasibility Studies


Food-Related Co-ops


Housing Co-ops

NWCDC is a ROC USA Certified Technical Assistance Provider (CTAP)