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Jan 17, 2019
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

Located in the heart of Milwaukee’s bustling Sherman Park neighborhood, the Sherman Phoenix truly lives up to its namesake: a bustling community renaissance project born from the ashes.

The STORY: The former BMO Harris bank building had burned during violent civil unrest connected to the fatal shooting by a Milwaukee police officer of Sylville Smith, an un-armed African-American man.... Read more >

Jan 16, 2019
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

Through the generosity of NCB (National Co-op Bank), we are proud to announce that we will be offering Spanish interpretation of a limited number of workshops at Up & Coming 2019.  See the list below.  Please contact Deb Trocha at dtrocha@icdc.coop with any questions.

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Jan 15, 2019
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

The 2019 Scholarshp Application Process is now closed.  Thanks to all the co-ops who applied.  We will review applications this week and send emails to everyone who applied by January 18. Read more >

Jan 7, 2019
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

Click here to order your t-shirt through Wed. Feb.  6.  T-shirts will not be available for purchase onsite at the conference so order now. Read more >

Jan 7, 2019
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

Scholarship application process now open! The deadline for submission, via email only, is Monday, January 14.  Notifications will be sent via email on January 18. Read more >

Nov 7, 2018
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

Congratulations to Indianapolis’ Mayfield Green Cooperative, the 2018 recipient of the Cooperative Star Award.  Presented recently at the National Assoc of Housing Cooperatives (NAHC) annual conference, the award recognizes a co-op that displays sound leadership, management, and creates a particular value for its members. The co-op should have systems in place to assure prudent preservation of... Read more >

Topics: Success Story
Oct 29, 2018
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

The Indiana Cooperative Development Center was just awarded a grant from the Howard Bowers Fund in support of the 2019 Up & Coming Conference.  Thank you to the Howard Bowers Fund and all the food co-ops whose contributions to and support of the Howard Bowers Fund made this grant possible. The Howard Bowers Fund strengthens the food co-op community through training and... Read more >

Topics: Cooperation Among Co-ops Tags: CDF, Cooperative Development Foundation, Howard Bowers, scholarships
Oct 17, 2018
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

President Trump signed the reauthorization of the Global Food Security Act last week, codifying through 2023 funding for the critical food security initiative, Feed the Future. NCBA CLUSA was the first Feed the Future implementer in Senegal with the Yaajeende program and continues to work with Feed the Future in Senegal and Indonesia.

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Oct 16, 2018
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

National Cooperative Bank, known for providing banking solutions tailored to meet the needs of cooperatives and their members nationwide, just released its annual NCB Co-op 100®,... Read more >

Oct 9, 2018
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

Mayor Hogsett and Governor Holcomb have both proclaimed October at Employee Ownership Month in Indianapolis and Indiana respectively.  Research has shown that Employee-Ownership is good for our citizens, our state, and our economy.  Join us in... Read more >

Tags: ESOPs, employee ownership

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