Start a Co-op

Member Outreach

Membership-Ownership Development

Membership is the foundation of every successful co-op.

We can assess current membership programs and make recommendations for changes. Or we can help you start out right with a new co-op. Our services include:

  • Advise and assist in planning or revising your member/ownership program
  • Assist with determining the appropriate equity requirements and structure
  • Developing member benefits
  • Marketing and communicating your membership program
  • Plan and implement a patronage dividend program
  • Best Practices for Membership Development 

Associated Consultants

Ben Sandel

Leadership Development, Startup Co-ops, Capitalization

Associated Case Studies

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