Co-operative Alternatives 9th AGM

Co-operative Alternatives held its 9th AGM on Friday 11 November 2022. Another very successful year was recorded despite the effects of Covid 19.

During the financial year Co-op Alternatives registered  new co-ops – Northern Construction Co-op, Belfast Student Housing Co-op, Carrickfergus Community Greengrocer, Sonas Co-operative and Forest Connections Co-op, delivered over 200 hours of mentoring/coaching to emerging co-ops , held 10 webinars, facilitated a community share offer, started working with 10 community farming projects – all while working within the community energy sector and preparing funding bids!

The Annual Report to members may be found here Co-op Alternatives – AGM 2022  and the Communication Report is available here PR and Social Media Report 2022. The end of year (March 2022) accounts are available here: Accounts 2022 .

Congratulations also to Gill McNeill who has joined the Board at the AGM! Gill has been an associate and responsible for PR and media for Co-operative Alternatives since 2020. By joining the Board, Gill will now work closely with other Board members to set the direction of Co-op Alternatives in the years to come.