Young Gamechangers Fund now open

The Young Gamechangers Fund is a £4.5m partnership between the Co-op Foundation, Co-op and the #iwill Fund that’s putting young people in charge of change.   They are looking for… Read more

Funding News for Regenerative Agriculture in NI

Farmers in Northern Ireland (age 25-35) interested in regenerative agriculture are invited to apply for a trailblazing three-year leadership development programme, NextGen-ReGen 2024, launching this week. Helping farmers to develop… Read more

Co-operative Alternatives Celebrates a Decade of Empowering Communities and Sustainable Development in Belfast – 10th AGM 2023

Co-operative Alternatives, a pioneering cooperative development body in Belfast, is thrilled to announce its momentous 10th anniversary and invite co-operators and supporters to the 10th Annual General meeting. Over the… Read more

Great night for Co-ops at SENI 2023 AWARDS

Great night for Co-operatives at the Social Enterprise Award Ceremony 2023. Congratulations to winners Belfast Cleaning Co-op and Carrick Greengrocers! Great meeting Jubilee Farm, also shortlisted, and Northern Ireland Community… Read more

Successes at the Young Co-operators Conference

The Young Co-operators Conference was held on the 11th October with the newest co-operatives in Northern Ireland to inspire a new generation of co-operators. Participants and speakers who attended the… Read more

Creative Co-ops for Sustainable Art Practices

In times of economic uncertainty marked by the challenges of the gig economy, pandemic-induced layoffs, coupled with broader financial constraints impacting the arts and culture sector, artists seek more robust… Read more

Young Co-operators Conference: Almost here!

  The Young Co-operators Conference is a free event that celebrates the newest co-operatives in Northern Ireland and inspires a new generation of co-operators. This year’s conference will be held… Read more

Upcoming Training and Awareness Raising Session for Aspiring Co-operators

The Co-operative Alternatives programme of support for existing and emerging co-operatives in Northern Ireland includes a series of virtual/in-person training sessions on co-operative skills for co-operatives. These sessions and events… Read more