Co-Op Development Center

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Formed in 1996, the Center has worked with and helped grow more than 100 cooperatives, LLC’s and other businesses and organizations, with a focus on areas and professions suffering from economic stress, high unemployment or high poverty.

What We Believe In (It’s Our Mission)

To build a more just, healthy, thriving and inclusive economy through cooperative enterprises in Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming.

What We Provide

  • Feasibility Studies & Business Plans
  • Education on Co-ops & Other Business Models
  • Organizational Planning & Development
  • Grant Proposals & Fiscal Sponsorship
  • Legal Assistance, Incorporation & Bylaws
  • Board & Member Capacity-Building
  • Connecting Projects with Resources