By 2024, all “Baby Boomers” (those born from 1946 through 1964) will be at least 60 years old. As business owners from this birth cohort plan their retirement, they may […]
Improve Your Co-op!
To succeed as a strong business and meet the mission and needs of their membership, co-ops need effective operations and sound financial management. We can assist with: Business planning Financial […]
Strengthen Your Co-op
Democratic governance and support from other cooperatives are essential to any co-op. We can help strengthen: Member participation Oversight by the Board Your co-op’s role in the broader community Photo by krakenimages […]
Start a Co-op!
Co-ops are about people coming together to meet the challenges of their community through mutual aid in a democratic manner. Almost any organization that has an economic function can be […]
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 […]