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A worker co-op landscaping service in Waltham, MA
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worker co-op, MA
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manufactured housing
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A worker cooperative located in Greenfield, MA. .
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A purchasing and distribution cooperative for independent retail grocery stores.
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The small scale allows for uncomplicated resident management and makes Pocket Neighborhoods eaiser to place on small urban lots.
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co-housing, pocket neighborhood
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A nonprofit focused on the needs of families in distress; loan for property renovation.
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A housing co-op; loan for property acquisition and renovation costs.
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student, housing,co-op
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The Boston TechCollective is a worker-owned cooperative providing a full range of technology support and consulting services. Loan for working capital.
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A retail food cooperative; loans for store renovation and expansion.
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A worker-owned health co-op, offering accupuncture, massage therapy, herbal medicine, counseling, movement therapy, dance, yoga, health and lifestyle education, and nutritional goods, formally Watercourse Way. Loan to convert to worker ownership.
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A student cooperative housing association at Brown University; loan for building renovations and mortgage refinance.
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The cooperative - CERO which stands for Cooperative Energy Recycling and Organics - helps local restaurants and other area businesses save money and improve the environment by helping them sort a substantial amount of their waste, and then partnering with CERO to collect and sell it. CERO is zero in Spanish - meaning zero waste.
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A retail food cooperative; loan for start-up expenses.
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A community owned food cooperative located in Burlington, VT
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Cold Pond Community Land Trust,an affordable housing,land use trust;
An affordable housing, planned land use trust; loan for land purchase.
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land trust, farm
Collective Copies
A worker owned copy store. Loans for renovations, expansion in new location, and working capital.
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worker owned, copy store, Massachusetts, copies, workers
Common Fire Foundation
A student housing cooperative developer; loan for construction.
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co-op housing, student co-op
Concord Food Co-op
A retail food cooperative; loan for working capital and expansion.
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food co-op
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COM is a marketing and distribution company for small scale farms in Maine. It picks up products from over 200 farmers, food producers and fishermen and delivers them to restaurants, retail stores, buying clubs, bakers, farm stands, CSA’s, and institutional accounts across Maine and into Massachusetts.
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Maine, worker co-op
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A nonprofit whose mission is to strengthen communities by growing food, preparing youth leaders and new farmers, and promoting social and environmental justice; loan for the purchase of a tractor.
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A retail artists cooperative; loan for working capital and start-up expenses.
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Deep Root Organic Farmer's Co-op
A rural farmer cooperative; seasonal line of credit for working capital during growing season.
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Dollars and Sense
A collective that publishes economic news and analysis, reports on economic justice activism, primers on economic topics, and critiques of the mainstream media's coverage of the economy; loan for seasonal working capital.
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Energia provides efficiency services while training and hiring local low-income youth who have the opportunity to become worker owners of the business. Loan for working capital and start-up costs.
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Equal Exchange
A wholesaler and marketer of Third World goods including coffee and teas produced by cooperatives; loans for start-up and to increase product line.
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coffee, chocolate, nuts
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Newly formed manufactured housing cooperative; loan to purchase their property and for property improvements.
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manufactured_housing_cooperative
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A limited equity housing co-op; loan to purchase property.
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housing co-op
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A food co-op located in Norway, ME
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food co-op, ME
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A hybrid cooperative owned 60% by consumers and 40% by worker members, Fedco has been in business since 1978. CFNE's loans are for seasonal working capital and for building purchase.
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A start-up worker owned retail food store; loan for working capital.
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Flynn Avenue Housing Cooperative
A 28 unit limited equity affordable housing cooperative; loan for repairs to common space buildings.
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Francis Small Heritage Fund
A small rural land trust; loan to purchase additional property for conservation.
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A community-based non-profit agency that serves the youth and communities of Western MA by providing a wide array of services that foster youth empowerment and community service; loan for working capital.
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Gaia Host is a worker-owned cooperative, owned and operated by the people you talk to and that keep the services running reliably. Our worker-owners work from their homes or co-working spaces in Southern Vermont and Western Massachusetts. Sometimes you might find them working from wherever the Internet is.
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The vision for the Gardiner Food Co-op & Café is of a vibrant space owned by the community, dedicated to offering wholesome, fairly-priced food with an emphasis on local, organic, and fair trade. In addition, there is a café where friends and neighbors can gather to enjoy a warm soup, do work or brainstorm ways to bring about positive actions in our local community.
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A retail food co-op located in Rockland, ME
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food co-op, ME
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A worker owned wool spinning mill; loans for seasonal working capital and equipment purchases.
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The Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society operates the Co-op Food Stores, Co-op Community Food Market, and Co-op Service Center.
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HAP, Inc. (Hampden Hampshire Housing Partnership)
A nonprofit which provides a wide range of housing services including home ownership, rental assistance, lead abatement, and safe housing for domestic violence victims to the low income population in its area; loans for working capital and computer equipment.
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housing
Hartbeat Ensemble
A community theater group dedicated to social change; loan for working capital pending grant and ticket receipts. Visit Hartbeat's Youtube channel at: www.youtube.com/user/HartBeatEnsembleTube
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Harvest Co-op Market
A large retail food coop; loan for Jamaica Plain store renovations and for working capital.
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Homestead Acres is a 28 unit mobile home park located in Swanton, VT.
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A large retail food co-op started in 1976; loan to finance store expansion and move.
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A resource for timebanking exchanges.
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Retail food cooperative; loan to purchase point of sales system and working capital.
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Intervale Community Farm is a community supported agriculture (CSA) program in Burlington, VT. Loan for tunnel frame construction to expand its growth cycle.
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CSA, VT
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By forming the Island Employee Cooperative, Inc. (IEC), the largest worker cooperative in Maine and one of the larger worker co-ops in the United States, the employees were able to purchase the businesses from retiring owners Vern and Sandra Seile. Combined, the three businesses are one of the island’s largest employers and provide the community with a full array of groceries, hardware, prescription drugs, pharmacy items, craft supplies, and other goods and services.
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worker cooperative, Maine, ME
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A retail food cooperative; loan for start-up costs and working capital.
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A cafe and catering cooperative providing local and organic food; loan for working capital and cafe.
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A newly formed housing cooperative based in Unitarian Universalist values; loan to facilitate purchase of a house in Boston, Massachusetts.
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A cooperative whose fishermen harvest their catch using environmentally sustainable fishing methods that reduce by-catch, habitat impact and fossil-fuel consumption; loan for working capital.
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As a grocery store, the NCFC carries groceries, frozen foods, refrigerated foods, bulk foods, supplements and other health care products.
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Operation Hope
A nonprofit that provides support to those in need of food and housing; loan for cash flow.
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Pelham Auto
An employee-owned auto repair; loan approved to fund property acquisition.
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car repair
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Philmont Beautification, INC is a grass-roots community organization that contributes to the revitalization of the village of Philmont, NY. Loan for building renovation for a food co-op store front.
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A small retail food cooperative; loan for new furnace, to lower energy costs, and to upgrade retail displays.
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Portland Food Co-op is a new community owned grocery store located in Portland, ME. Loan for working capital and development.
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food co-op, ME
Putney Food Co-op
A food coop storefront; loan for renovations, expansion, and working capital.
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A manufactured housing co-op located in Ware, MA. Loan for water system repairs
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Real Pickles is a small, worker-owned cooperative producing pickled products that are raw, vinegar-free, 100% organic, and rich in probiotics.
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Red Sun Press
A worker-owned, union shop providing printing services; loan for equipment purchase.
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printing, worker-owned
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A retail food cooperative in formation; loan for start-up costs, made in cooperation with 10 lenders with a new market tax credit program.
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New market tax credit, start-up
Rutland Area Food Co-op
A small rural retail food cooperative; loans to fund startup of first storefront operation and inventory purchase.
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A converted women owned business to worker ownership; loan made to facilitate conversion
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Sol Chariots Pedicab Cooperative is a worker-owned and operated bike taxi and delivery company in town that provides local transportation and tours and functions horizontally, giving a voice to all workers in the cooperative. Sol Chariots seeks to radically rethink work environments and to have fun while providing three-wheeled adventures and rides to the people of Providence, RI.
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The South County Co-op, previously the Alternative Food Co-op, carries a full line of natural and organic foods along with other environmentally friendly products of exceptional quality, often grown by local farmers and sold at reasonable prices in a hometown atmosphere. You will find foods grown and processed without the use of pesticides and chemicals.
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Stone Soup artist Collective and Community Resource Center
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MA, non-profit
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At NSM, we provide a safe and encouraging environment for students to form relationships, develop trust, gain life skills and the social competencies necessary to become successful learners and contributing members of their communities.
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A worker-owned creator and distributor of educational resources for social and economic change, including the board game Co-opoly. Loan for working capital.
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Turnpike Park Cooperative, Inc.
Residents of the 49 mobile home park successfully incorporated and bought their own park. By becoming a cooperative they placed themselves in charge of their own housing.
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manufactured housing cooperative
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A small natural foods co-op serving the greater Upper Valley area since 1976; loan refinance 2013.
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Urban Oaks Organic Farm
An urban working farm; loan for working capital.
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A worker-owned IT service business serving central Vermont.
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An employee-owned architectural business in Concord, NH.
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A worker cooperative for upholstery in Springfield, MA
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