banner of sprounts


Our cooperative resources provide a wide range of materials from case studies and academic research to start up kits and sample documents. We have divided them into three areas:

General Resources – This section provides resources on topics that impact all types and sectors of cooperatives.

Resources by Type of Cooperative – This section provides resources for specific types of cooperatives.

Resources by Sector – This section provides resources for cooperatives in a particular sectors of the economy.

For general information on what a co-ops is, types of co-ops, etc., please see our Co-op Basics page.

If you are interested in starting a co-op, please see our Startup Resources.

Our website changed!

We recently redesigned our website. Please use the search bar above to search by keyword if you are unable to find resources in the sections below. If you are unable to find a resource, please email us at