A Workshop for Community Leaders and Builders
The Exploring Opportunity workshop offers community leaders and builders a chance to gain clarity and set goals. With our expert support, map out next steps, create roles, inventory assets and make plans for how to best take the idea forward. Plus, gain the tools, resources and connections to take your idea forward.
Explore an opportunity with us and put your co-op on the path to success.
What you get
- Facilitated meeting
- Suggested next steps
Who should use this service
- Community leaders
- Business owners interested in succession planning
- Groups interested in developing a co-operative business
- Elected officials
- Economic, business and community development professionals
Not sure if this workshop is right for you? Check out the Co-op Creator, a unique resource site designed to help community leaders build co-operative enterprises. This site combined with our team of experienced professionals can get you up, running and on a path towards success.
“Our experience working with the Co-operatives First team was absolutely fabulous. The staff was accommodating, knowledgable and patient. It was truly a breath of fresh air to have such a wealth of skill and resources available to a non-profit. They were invaluable to our successful launch!” – HeartLinked Community Service Cooperative
“It has been an absolute pleasure working with Co-operative First! The staff are very friendly, easy to talk with and always willing to help. They’ve given us the resources we needed to build a thriving business. Indeed they have been a tremendous help to our team in helping us transition to a Co-operative.” – Blooming Ladies Multi-Stakeholder Cooperative