en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rural_Business-Cooperative_Service

The Rural Business-Cooperative Service is headed by an ... to the Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development, who in turn ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cooperative

A cooperative is "an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise". Cooperatives may include: businesses owned and managed by the people who use their services ( a .... Lanark to pursue other forms of cooperative organization and develop coop  ...

www.rd.usda.gov/about-rd/agencies/rural-business-cooperative-service

USDA's Rural Business-Cooperative Service offers programs to support ... often in partnership with private-sector lenders and community-based organizations.

cdi.coop

Cooperative Development Institute (CDI) is the source for cooperative ... Our mission is to work with people in the Northeast to create cooperative businesses and ... Very patient and helpful in giving advice to a fledgling organization as we  ...

www.usaid.gov/partnership-opportunities/ngo/cooperative-development-program

Dec 4, 2018 ... USAID supports overseas cooperative development in partnership with US cooperative development organizations (CDOs). ... the needs of local, host country cooperatives and other member-owned businesses by utilizing the ...

www.capitalimpact.org/focus/co-ops

Two cooperative business owners pose in aprons in workspace ... The award is given each year to two organizations exemplifying leadership in scaling the ...

sfp.ucdavis.edu/cooperatives/what_is

A cooperative is a private business organization that is owned and controlled .... This paved the way for the widespread development of credit unions in the state.

www.cdsus.coop

Since 1985, Cooperative Development Services has helped existing ... Whether your organization has been in business for 30 years or is still just an idea on the ...

institute.coop/sites/default/files/resources/075%201984_Cornforth_The%20role%20of%20local%20cooperative%20development%20agencies%20in%20promoting%20worker%20cooperatives.pdf

Local Co-operative Development Agencies have formed a network in order to .... with a development worker in order to plan their business, develop skills and ...