Building Sustainable Future: the Role and Potential of Co-ops in Ireland.

This workshop brings together those working on co-operatives across Ireland and creates a transdisciplinary space to explore co-operatives’ potential for building postgrowth economies and tackle a wide variety of socio-economic… Read more

Upcoming FREE Training and Awareness webinars

Don’t miss out the last webinar of Co-operative Skills series 2023 before the end of the year: Governance: Good Practice for Societies’ Directors: This session explores good governance practices for… Read more

Social Economy Incentive Fund 2023 – Now Open!

The Social Economy Incentive Fund awarded by the Belfast City Council is now open to online applications from Belfast-based social enterprises and co-operatives. The fund is for new and growing co-operatives and social… Read more

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

Cultivating Community Farming – Invitation to tender

We are looking for an Assessor/Evaluator who can help us to measure the impacts of the participating groups and extrapolate the learning of the overall Cultivating Community Farming project. If… Read more

A Co-operative category at the 2022 SENI AWARD!

Still time to apply for 2022 SENI Award to Co-operatives! Open to Cooperatives that can truly demonstrate and communicate their impact with their stakeholders and members. Application from .NEW Deadline:2nd… Read more

An overview of co-operative development from UK based practitioners

Tiziana O’Hara has recently contributed to an article in Co-op News highlighting the challenges faced by small co-ops in NI. The article was written by Rebecca Harvey in Co-op News… Read more