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National Coop Bank highlights $384m support for low-income communities

Support went to credit unions and co-ops active in sectors such as housing, health, food and…

Heart of England Co-op chooses Macmillan as next charity partner

Funds raised through the partnership will go to support people with cancer in Coventry and Warwickshire

Glasgow solar co-op launches community fund to honour city activist

The Cathy McCormack Community Activism Fund will draw on a £10,000 pot generated from rooftop solar

Community Ownership Fund: Fourth and final round open for applications

'So far, £71.4m has been awarded to 257 projects, enabling local people to take over community…

Ethex celebrates 10 years of positive impact through investing

'We believe that our money is the most powerful tool for transformation'

Co-op Futures joins project to boost social economy in Oxford

'We are planning to train and work alongside local social entrepreneurs and community members, so that…

Australia’s Bunya Fund for co-op development opens for new applications

BCCM says the fund 'plays a pivotal role in supporting a range of projects that embody…

UN report outlines key actions for co-ops to drive sustainable development

'The peoples of the world and the environment urgently need to strengthen a system of economic…

Illegal miners in Nigeria told to join co-ops

Those mining illegally in Nigeria have 30 days to join a co-op or face prosecution

Southern Co-op offers safe space to people affected by suicide

The society's Bereavement Care service is hosting hour-long sessions to mark World Suicide Prevention Day

Democracy Collaborative issues action guide to community wealth-building in the USA

'The principles and new institutional arrangements at the heart of community wealth-building represent foundational steps for…

Sussex villagers launch community share offer for local store

'Our project has shown that when people come together we can make a real difference to…