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

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