CGN Member (Associate)

This food co-op is an associate member of CGN.

Carolina Common Enterprise

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Submitted by Thomas Beckett on June 11, 2015 - 12:16 pm EDT

Recent years have seen a growing need for new and better ways of doing business, working productively, and addressing poverty, unemployment, and other consequences of a declining economy. Carolina Common Enterprise organized in 2012 to meet these needs through fostering cooperative enterprise and community development.

Food Co-op Friends and Scholars

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Submitted by Site Administrator on November 1, 2013 - 12:23 pm EDT

This Group provides a home for food co-op fans that participated in the former general listserve but don't have a current formal relationship with a CGN member.  Great for emeirtus directors, scholars, and other fans fo food co-ops that want to participate in CGN's General Discussion Group.

To join, please email [email protected] with a brief explanation of your interest and relationship to the food co-ops.



Submitted by Bryan Munson on April 16, 2013 - 1:45 pm EDT

NCBA offers a wide variety of programs and services to its members and the cooperative community. In the continued pursuit to protect cooperatives, NCBA is an active entity on Capitol Hill to lobby on issue of importance for all cooperatives.

Founded in 1916, NCBA's mission is to develop, advance and protect cooperative businesses and to demonstrate the power of the cooperative business model to achieve economic and social impacts.

Shared Capital Cooperative: formerly NCDF

Submitted by Weidling on March 25, 2013 - 2:53 pm EDT

Shared Capital Cooperative (formerly known as Northcountry Cooperative Development Fund (NCDF) is a national CDFI loan fund that connects co-ops and capital to build economic democracy. Working with capital invested by the cooperative sector and its allies, we provide financing for the expansion and startup of cooperatively-owned businesses and housing throughout the United States. As a cooperative ourselves, we understand cooperative capital needs and have financed more than 800 loans to cooperatives in the past 37 years.

InCoGNito Co-op

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Submitted by Dan Shedd on September 20, 2012 - 4:14 pm EDT

If we were a real co-op, you would be hard pressed to know what we really do.  We like it that way.  Our staff and members are hard to recognize in public, and can only be verified by the co-op logo tattooed not so prominently on a cheek.