This is a template business plan that explains what you need to write in each section for your own co-operative, written by Ontario Co-op Developer Ru... Our Co-op Toolbox is available to members only. Please sign up for your membership
Individual co-ops are stronger when they work together. A secondary co-operative is a co-operative business democratically controlled by its members, all of whom are themselves co-operatives and share certain aims or values in common. The secondary co-operative can be a way for
A Co-operative Development Body is an organization that exists to enable new co-operatives to start trading, and existing co-operatives to develop and prosper, akin to what in Canada is understood as a secondary or second-tier co-operative. This guide covers
From the US-based Food Co-op Initiative, whose complete toolbox is an excellent starting point, this feasibility and business plan checklist and frequ... Our Co-op Toolbox is available to members only. Please sign up for your membership and gain access to these
A comprehensive guide to starting a co-operative in Canada, this manual offers province-specific information, as well as generalized information on everything from co-op sectors to governance models to seven concise steps involved in forming a co-op.