Co-op Alternatives new explainer video
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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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Co-op Alternatives

New Resourceful Co-op Online Knowledge Base

  A new Co-operative Alternatives resource funded by the Belfast City Council, will ease access to essential information for anyone interested in co-ops in Northern Ireland. The new Frequently Asked… Read more

May Launch for Ballymacash New Share Offer!

A new community share offer launch date of Monday 16 May 2022 has been announced for Ballymacash Sports Academy outside Lisburn. This will allow more members of the community to… Read more