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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.

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ICDC is a proud host of the Up and Coming Food Co-op Conference.

Services for Co-ops

Strategic Toolkit

We can help you with planning, market analysis, feasibility studies, business plans, staff training, and more!


Tap into our curated master list of financial, agricultural, food, housing, and worker resources for cooperatives.


Our library includes Indiana-specific cooperative codes and resources as well as general co-op guides and case studies.

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Congratulations to the 2018 inductees: Paul Bradley, Marilyn Scholl, Rosemary Mahoney and Rudy Hanley. Thank you for your leadership, courage,...Read more
Thanks to everyone who helped make Up & Coming 2018 a huge success - attendees, speakers, partners, Outpost Natural Foods...Read more


Consumer Cooperative Management Association (CCMA) 2018

May 31-June 2, 2018, Portland, OR

CCMA is designed for food cooperative leaders including general managers, board directors, staff members and consultants, plus their national allies.

2018 ACE Institute

July 24-26, 2018 

Carlson School of Management - University of Minnesota in Minneapolis

The Annual Institute is the only annual conference in North America dedicated solely to the promotion of cooperative education and to the training of all cooperators (educators, leaders, developers, learners, etc.). It is a unique learning opportunity for 100-120 cooperators from all cooperative sectors and across national boundaries.


2018 Worker Co-op Conference

September 14-16, 2018
Los Angeles, CA

Worker cooperators, unions, developers, allies, funders, investors, and visionaries — join us this September! This three day conference in Los Angeles, California will make space for connection, education, skill-building, and sharing, for worker-owners and allied leaders who work to improve the lives of workers and their families.


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This Saturday, August 12, people worldwide will celebrate International Youth Day. Observed annually on August 12 since 2000, this United...Read more
Indiana's electric cooperatives and their statewide magazine, Electric Consumer, invite Indiana K-12 students to enter the Cooperative Calendar of Student...Read more

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