In early 2011, the ICDC was contacted by Organic Valley and asked to assist a group of 80 organic milk producers in northern Indiana form a cooperative to purchase a local organic feed mill. The steering committee met bi-weekly throughout 2012 with a goal of completing the project by early 2013.
We help develop and launch cooperative organizations in Indiana.
Indiana Cooperative Development Center provides innovative, results-oriented, and cost-effective services to cooperatives and related organizations.
We can help you with…
- strategic planning
- marketing analysis
- feasibility studies
- business plans
- staff training
A nonprofit located in Indianapolis, our knowledgeable staff has aided the development and launch of cooperatives of all kinds.
Request for Proposal
The Indiana Cooperative Development Center (ICDC) is seeking consulting services to develop a feasibility study and business plan for a regional aggregation and distribution facility, funded by the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. The feasibility study and business plan to assess the needs of growers and food co-ops regarding the potential of a regional aggregation and distribution facility to facilitate the marketing and purchase of specialty crops.
All proposals must be received by the Indiana Cooperative Development Center no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on May 21st, 2014. Please note the change in proposal due date from May 2 to May 21, 2014. The project must be completed by November 3, 2014.
Please contact Deb Trocha, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy of the Request for Proposal.
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