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Cooperative Governance Research Initiative is live!

If you received an invitation to participate in the survey on cooperative governance, please fill it out! The survey will help cooperatives of all kinds advance their governance practices!

New Report: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Trends in the Cooperative Community

This Spring, UWCC implemented a survey of diversity, equity, and inclusion practices across the cooperative community. This report summarizes the key takeaways from the 140 cooperatives that participated in the survey.

Diversity, equity, and Inclusion Report

Research on Rural Cooperative Development Now available

We are excited to share the results of a multi-year research and outreach project titled Collective Action in Rural Communities: Mapping Opportunities for Cooperative Conversion and Start-up.

Collective Action in Rural Communities

National Cooperative Resource Ecosystem Map

The National Cooperative Resource Ecosystem Map is interactive and includes cooperative developers and associations, co-op friendly capital, and state statutes. PDFs of state and national resources compiled by resource type are available.

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Wisconsin Co-op Directory

This interactive directory offers a compilation of cooperatives from all sectors and membership types in the state of Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Co-op Directory
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