Belfast City Council Programme

Want to start a new co-operative?

Sign up to the Belfast City Council free co-operative support programme and you’ll get:

Help to generate ideas

Support choosing the right governance structure

Advice on legal issues

Help to explore and secure finance

Business planning

Newwork Opportunities

Peer to peer learning

Best practice visits

Tailored Workshops

Who is eligible?

Groups interested in starting a new co-operative and organisations who currently rely on funding and wish to transition to a co-operative model.

To avail of the support you must be based in the Belfast City Council area. 

Delivery partners are Workwest Enterprise Agency (for social enterprises) and Co-operative Alternatives (for co-operatives). For more information, please contact us on info@coopalternatives.coop  or 07858 317634.