Start a Co-op


Member/Owner Capitalization

Our consultants have assisted food co-ops in obtaining millions of dollars in capital from co-op owners in the form of member loans or preferred shares.

Our services include:

  • Overview of member capitalization options and strategies
  • Planning a member/owner loan and/or preferred share program
  • Assistance with implementing your campaign

Click here to view the newly revised Capital Campaign Workbook published by Food Co-op Initiative. 

Associated Consultants

Ben Sandel

Leadership Development, Startup Co-ops, Capitalization

Leslie Watson

Board Leadership Development

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