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 2022!

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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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Cultivating Community Farming and Good Governance

In the photo: Declan Scullion from the Tenth Glen Farm, Seamus from Harmony Trust, Tiziana O’Hara, CCF, Jo from the Edible Flower, Ashely and Laura Douglas from Azora Community Farm… Read more

Carrick Greengrocers : Community Share offer – deadline extended to Saturday 3 June 2023!

To give more people the opportunity to become co-owners and members of Carrick Greengrocers are keeping the community share offer open until Saturday 3rd June 2023. So there is still… Read more