Build Economic Democracy: Run for the Shared Capital Board of Directors! Nominations are now being accepted for the Shared Capital Cooperative Board of Directors. The election will be held in April and this year five seats are open. Shared Capital seeks a diverse pool of candidates representing different backgrounds, cooperative experiences and geographic regions. Many… Read More »
Read about our work, our members and the communities where we made an impact in 2016. Check out the Shared Capital 2016 Annual Report.
Financing from Shared Capital Cooperative is helping Minneapolis-based Cooperative Energy Futures (CEF) to initiate multiple community solar garden projects in Minnesota. CEF is an energy efficiency and community-owned clean energy cooperative based in Minneapolis and serving members across Minnesota. CEF develops community solar gardens and provides energy efficiency products and services to local residents. In early… Read More »
When the Renaissance Community Cooperative opened its doors this fall, it brought back a grocery store to a community that had been without one for eighteen years. The new store in this Greensboro, North Carolina neighborhood is the culmination of a nearly two decades-long saga that began in 1998 when Winn Dixie closed its supermarket… Read More »
2016 is shaping up to be Shared Capital Cooperative’s busiest year ever. Shared Capital originated nearly $5.5 million in loans to more than 25 cooperatives this year. The financing supported affordable housing, worker-owned businesses, as well as small farmers and grocery co-ops from Seattle to Atlanta and from New York to Texas. “We are seeing… Read More »