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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

Financing

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June 17, 2021

Raising Cooperative Capital for Worker Co-ops

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How can cooperatives raise capital that aligns with their values and do it legally?

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June 14, 2021

The Government Is Here to Help Small Businesses — Unless They’re Cooperatives

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The Small Business Administration’s rules prevent it from helping most employee- and consumer-owned cooperatives, even though Congress specifically asked it to.

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March 11, 2021

Finance Options for Worker Co-ops

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Find out your options and learn about the finance institutions that have experience with worker-owned businesses.

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April 6, 2020

Demystifying SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Loans

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David Hincapie of the US Small Business Administration (SBA) discusses the process for cooperatives to apply for an economic injury disaster loan to survive and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.