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


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

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The U.S. Small Business Administration published an interim rule making clear that many cooperatives are eligible for the Paycheck Protection...Read more
Indiana’s more than 1 million K-12 students will finish the school year from home. Read more HERE .Read more



NCBA Covid-19 Resources for the Cooperative Community

As a service to their members and the co-op community, this webpage will address ways to prepare for and mitigate the risks of COVID-19. 
The U.S. Small Business Administration published an interim rule making clear that many cooperatives are eligible for the Paycheck Protection Program established under the CARES Act, the historic $2 trillion stimulus bill


Indiana's Farmers Markets

YES, farmers markets are considered essential, and are permitted to continue operations. As with all other essential businesses that remain operational, farmers markets are urged to follow CDC guidelines related to social distancing. Market managers, please see this resource from the Farmers Market Coalition for further guidance. Producers, please see this guidance created by Purdue. Additionally, ISDH has released food safety guidance in both English and Spanish.

Prosperity Indiana Webinar

Fri., April 3, 2020    1:00-3:00 EDT
COVID-19 (The Cares Act: What You Need to Know)
What does the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act mean for Indiana community development organizations? This webinar will address the requirements and impact on nonprofit operations and funding, including Small Business Administration (SBA) loans, payroll relief programs, etc. Additionally, the webinar will focus on the Act’s impact on affordable housing and other community economic development programs.




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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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