you to contribute to your community’s vitality using
We see Co-operation
as a framework for transforming social, economic and environmental activity
so that communities
are at the center
rather than on the margins.
Devco provides the information and guidance
co-ops need to get the best possible start on the road to sustainability.
We also assist
older co-ops to achieve their goals more effectively.
practitioners to become excellent co-op developers.
designs and implements
for co-op projects.
We provide consultation
on all aspects of co-op development.
From initial market research and financial planning through to
we work with your board and members to create and
Some of our services include:
- Providing initial
consultation to groups or individuals who have an idea for a co-op
- Preparing business plans in
consultation with co-op steering committees
- Facilitating strategic and
- Assisting potential members
with the design and implementation of their complete co-op development
- Guiding change management for
- Providing organizational
training to build group capacity for co-op implementation and management
- Delivering follow-up
evaluation and assistance for groups that have launched their co-op
training programs and other curricula for staff of economic