Through cooperative economic development, CooperationWorks! helps communities create jobs, save family farms, keep schools full and increase prosperity. Co-ops keep income in the community, building wealth, creating jobs and reinvigorating economies.
CooperationWorks! centers have helped develop over 1000 new businesses in rural communities, owned and controlled by their 47,160 members, and have created or saved nearly 15,000 jobs. Investment in these cooperative businesses exceeds $900 million.