Co-op Alternatives new explainer video

Welcome to Co-operative Alternatives

Co-operative Alternatives aims to develop and support a strong co-op movement connected across the island of Ireland and doing business in a fair, just and ethical way. We are Northern Ireland’s leading co-operative development agency offering high quality support and expert knowledge to existing and emerging co-operatives.

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Co-op Alternatives new explainer video

Let's have more co-operatives in 2023!

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We can offer support programmes for setting up your co-op, support you to develop democratic governance, help you to raise finance. Get in touch with us and we help you transforming your ideas in healthy and successful cooperatives.  Let us help you to put your co-op on the map! For more info click here FREE Support


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Building Sustainable Future: the Role and Potential of Co-ops in Ireland.

This workshop brings together those working on co-operatives across Ireland and creates a transdisciplinary space to explore co-operatives’ potential for building postgrowth economies and tackle a wide variety of socio-economic… Read more

Upcoming FREE Training and Awareness webinars

Don’t miss out the last webinar of Co-operative Skills series 2023 before the end of the year: Governance: Good Practice for Societies’ Directors: This session explores good governance practices for… Read more