Association of Arizmendi Cooperatives
733 Baker Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Developing a mutually-supporting association of cooperative bakeries.
Center for Democratic Solutions
733 Baker Street
San Francisco, CA 94116
Providing educational, legal, and consulting services to worker cooperatives, primarily those in the San Francisco Bay Area. Maintains a lending library of publications, videos, etc. related to worker cooperatives.
Center for Prosperity
c/o 3232 17th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55407
Help for startups.
Childspace Cooperative Development Inc.
5517 Greene Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Non-profit developer of worker cooperative childcare centers.
Coady International Institute
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
Provides campus-based and distance education programs aimed at democratization and sustainable community-based development.
One Harvard Street, Suite 200
Brookline, MA 02445
Consulting group for development of worker cooperatives.
Industrial Workers of the World, General Headquarters
PO Box 23085
Cincinnati, OH 45223-3085, USA
A union for all workers.
The Liberty Tree Foundation for the Democratic Revolution
P.O. Box 260217
Madison, Wisconsin 53726-0217
The Liberty Tree Foundation for the Democratic Revolution is a non-profit organization rooted in the belief that the American Revolution is a living tradition whose greatest promise is democracy. Our central purpose is to build on the accomplishments of earlier American movements by launching a new stage in the struggle for democracy.
National Center for Employee Ownership
Oakland, CA 94612
Non-profit with a focus on ESOPs (Employee Stock Ownership Plans) as an ownership vehicle.
National Cooperative Bank and NCB Development Corporation
1630 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20009
Lending, and in limited circumstances, granting to a range of cooperatives, including worker cooperatives.
National Cooperative Business Association/Cooperative Development Foundation
1401 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
National cooperative trade association and foundation serving a range of cooperatives, including worker cooperatives.
National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives
136 South Keowee Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402
Constituted primarily of finance personnel serving agricultural and consumer cooperatives, but with resources relevant to worker cooperatives.
The Network of Bay Area Worker Collectives (NoBAWC)
(415) 974-8985, ext 433
A coalition of worker cooperatives/collectives in the San Francisco Bay Area
Ohio Employee Ownership Center
113 McGilvrey Hall
Kent State University
Kent, OH 44242
Focus on ESOPs (Employee Stock Ownership Plans) as an ownership vehicle.
Mondragon Cooperative Corporation
Describes the work of one of the world's largest and most successful worker cooperative networks in the Basque Region.
122 Mt. Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Ownership Associates provides strategic and technical advice to groups exploring employee ownership and offers extensive "after the transaction" services to shared ownership companies.
Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute
349 East 149th Street, Suite 401
Bronx, NY 10451
Consulting for and replication of home health care cooperatives.
Southern Appalachian Center for Cooperative Ownership (SACCO)
Consulting for cooperative and employee-owned business.
University of Wisconsin, Center for Cooperatives
University of Wisconsin Madison
College of Agricultural & Life Sciences
513 Lowell Hall
610 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53703
Consulting for and publishing on a range of cooperatives, including worker cooperatives. Maintains a listserv for cooperators from all sectors.
Center for Cooperatives, University of California - Davis is closed. The website can still be accessed by going to www.cooperatives.ucdavis.edu