Applications invited for 2022 Belfast City Council Support Programme which is now open!

Got a great idea for a new co-op? Applications are invited for the 2022 Social Enterprise and Co-operative Support Programme which is now open. The programme is funded by the Belfast City Council and delivered by Co-operative Alternatives in partnership with Workwest Enterprise Agency. Get in touch with us and we can have an immediate chat about your co-operative aspirations. Through the support programme, you can access mentoring, training and a variety of resources that would make your journey from ideas to co-operatives easy and enjoyable.

Successful co-operatives include Jubilee Community Farm, Boundary Brewery, Drumlin Energy, Edenderry Village Energy, Belfast Food Co-op, Good to Grow Horticulture Co-op and many more.

Do things the co-operative way and find out how to grow your next idea with the help of Co-operative Alternatives. Our email is and