232 Mt. Auburn Street, Harvard Square
Cambridge, MA 02138.
Ownership Associates is an international consulting firm providing a range of services to corporations interested in broadening ownership and workplace participation opportunities for employees. Ownership Associates specializes in the design and implementation of education and training programs concerned with ownership, participation, and financial basics for employees, and in organizational development and corporate culture change initiatives.
One Canal Park, Third Floor
Cambridge, MA 02141
Phone: (617) 492-2300
Root Cause is a nonprofit research and consulting firm that partners with nonprofits, philanthropy, government, and business to advance solutions to today’s toughest social issues.
Round Table Social Economy: The Challenges
Cooperative Development Service
400 Selby Avenue, Suite Y
St. Paul, MN 55102
Phone: (651) 265-3678
CDS provides organizational and developmental guidance to communities seeking to start new co-ops in all sectors of the economy and planning assistance to existing co-ops seeking to expand. CDS serves clients within any co-op sector, though we have particular skill and experience in those sectors related to agriculture, environmental stewardship, and community development.
Industrial Cooperative Association ICA Group
One Harvard Street, Suite 200
Brookline, MA 02445
Fax (617) 232-9545
The ICA Group is a national not-for-profit organization which seeks to create and save jobs through the development and strengthening of employee-owned cooperatives and community-based projects. ICA provides a full range of business consulting and technical assistance services, education, and financing to clients working in or seeking to start worker-owned and community-based businesses.
Expert in Cooperative Development.
Wide range of expertise from cooperative and financial management to cooperative legislation, micro-credit, and self-owned enterprise and employment.
Executive Director: BC Co-operative Association
1737 West 3rd Avenue, Suite 212
Vancouver BC V6J 1K7
The British Columbia Co-operative Association (BCCA) is the umbrella organization that works on behalf of co-ops and credit unions in British Columbia, Canada. We promote co-ops as powerful tools for community control over local economies and as key strategies for economic and social reform.
Cooperative Development Institute
PO Box 422
Shelburne Falls, MA 01370
Phone: (413) 665-1271
Located in New York, the non-profit Cooperative Development Institute (CDI) provides cooperative business education, training, and technical assistance to all types of cooperative enterprises, from agriculture, to credit unions and worker-owned cooperatives. CDI is also involved in many different discipline areas, from new cooperative business start-ups and cooperative banking, to leadership development and education.
National Cooperative Business Association
1401 New York Ave. NW Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 638-6222
The National Cooperative Business Association is a trade association that represents cooperatives in a wide variety of fields, including agricultural cooperatives, credit unions, food co-ops, purchasing co-ops, worker co-ops, and others.
California Center for Cooperative Development
979 F Street, Suite A-1
Davis, CA 95616
The California Center for Cooperative Development provides cooperatives and those interested in starting cooperatives with start up, management, and other technical assistance. Although only founded in 2007, many of the staff bring years of experience from the University of California at Davis Center for Cooperatives, which closed it doors in 2004.
Network of Bay Area Worker Cooperatives (NOBAWC)
P.O. Box 24953
Oakland, CA 94623
Phone: (510) 482-4547
The Network of Bay Area Worker Cooperatives is dedicated to building workplace democracy in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. The group provides support for its worker cooperative members as well as assistance with the development of new worker cooperatives.
Northwest Cooperative Development Center
1063 S Capitol Way # 211
Olympia, WA 98501
The Northwest Cooperative Development Center is a nonprofit organization devoted to assisting new and existing cooperative businesses, from daycare centers to credit unions. The group’s mission is to foster community economic development, primarily through the cooperative business model. It provides a range of business planning and cooperative education services.
USDA Rural Development Cooperative Program
The mission of Cooperative Services Program is to promote understanding and use of the cooperative form of business as a viable organizational option for marketing and distributing agricultural products.
STATE SPECIALIST IN ARIZONA:
Alan Watt, USDA Rural Development
320 N. First Avenue Suite 206
Phoenix, AZ 85003-1706
Phone: (602) 280-8769 Fax: (602) 280-8881