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A Yard & A Half - Waltham, Massachusetts

A newly converted worker coop landscaping service in Waltham, MA. Loan proceeds for conversion to worker coop.

ANDCO Mobile Home Cooperative - Highgate, Vermont

A nine unit manufactured housing coop in Swanton, VT. Loan for purchase of property by its residents.
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Artisan Beverage Cooperative - Greenfield, Massachusetts

A worker cooperative located in Greenfield, MA, Artisan Beverage Cooperative’s mission is to "produce the highest quality beverages possible taking into account the social and economic impacts of all decisions of the cooperative, and to demonstrate, through our success, the viability of worker cooperatives and fairly traded goods." Loan for working capital and merger of Green River Ambrosia and Katalyst Kombucha. Stay up to date on their Facebook page.

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Associated Grocers of New England - Pembroke, New Hampshire

A coop of independent retail grocery stores headquartered in Pembroke, NH. Loan in participation with National Cooperative Bank for Hanover Food Coop.

Associates for Training and Development - St. Albans, Vermont

A4TD is a non-profit headquartered in St. Albans, VT that provides training and employment services for low income workers age 55 and older.

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Aurora Pocket Neighborhood - Ithaca, New York

Aurora Pocket Neighborhood is a small-scale, cooperatively owned co-housing and small lot cottage development. It is located in Ithaca, NY. Loan proceeds for building costs and to maintain affordability.

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Beacon Light Alternative Services, Inc. - Hartford, Connecticut

Beacon Light Alternative Services is a family social services provider and "New Beginnings" day care.

Berkshire Coop Market - Great Barrington, Massachusetts

A retail food cooperative located in western Massachusetts.

Blue Hill Co-op - Blue Hill, Maine

The Blue Hill Co-op is a cooperatively-owned grocery store that specializes in selling local & organic foods. The Co-op employs 40+ full & part-time staff members, many of whom have been with the Co-op for over 10 years.

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Boston Community Cooperative - Dorchester, Massachusetts

A  housing coop; loan for property acquisition and renovation costs.  
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Boston TechCollective - Somerville, Massachusetts

The Boston TechCollective is a worker-owned cooperative providing a full range of technology support and consulting services. Loan for working capital.
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Brattleboro Food Coop - Brattleboro, Vermont

The history of the Brattleboro Food Coop began with a small buying club in 1975. Today, the Coop is a 14,580 square foot natural foods market and deli with over 7,200 active shareholders on the ground floor of a four-story building which also includes Coop offices, a commissary kitchen, a cooking classroom, and 24 apartments.
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Brown Association for Cooperative Housing (BACH) - Providence, Rhode Island

A student cooperative housing association at Brown University

Buffalo Street Books - Ithaca, New York

Centrally located in the historic DeWitt Mall, Buffalo Street Books is Ithaca’s community-owned cooperative bookstore. Originally opened as the Bookery II in 1981, the store was renamed Buffalo Street Books in 2009. In February of 2011, the Ithaca community put together a massive buy-out effort, raising over a quarter of a million dollars. In April of 2011, the store re-opened as a cooperatively owned bookstore.

Canopy Housing Coop (Boston Community Cooperatives) - ,

The Canopy is the second property of Boston Community Cooperatives; it is an intentionally child-friendly home.
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Catamount Solar - Montpelier, Vermont

 A worker owned solar system sales and installation company operating in Vermont and New Hampshire; loan for working capital.
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CERO Cooperative - Boston, Massachusetts

The cooperative - CERO which stands for Cooperative Energy Recycling and Organics - helps local restaurants and other area businesses save money and improve the environment by helping them sort a substantial amount of their waste, and then partnering with CERO to collect and sell it. CERO is zero in Spanish - meaning zero waste. Loan for start-up funding.

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Chatham Real Food Market Coop - Chatham, New York

The Chatham Real Food Market Coop is a community-owned outlet for the products of our local farms and kitchens. The Coop seeks to provide education about Columbia County agriculture and to promote a more localized food system. Our objective is to strengthen our rural community, develop our food security, and help build a healthy local economy in our county. Loan for start-up expenses.
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City Market/Onion River Coop - Burlington, Vermont

A community owned food cooperative located in downtown Burlington, VT. Loan to purchase parking lot.

Cold Pond Community Land Trust,an affordable housing,land use trust;

Cold Pond Community Land Trust - Acworth, New Hampshire

                An affordable housing, planned land use trust; loan for land purchase.
Collective Copies

Collective Copies - Amherst, Massachusetts

Collective Copies is a worker owned copy store. Loans for renovations, expansion in new location and working capital. "When interest rates were falling, CFNE showed itself very responsive to our needs." Download Collective Copies' borrower profile in pdf format.
Common Fire Foundation

Common Fire Foundation - Tivoli, New York

A student housing cooperative developer; loan for construction. " CFNE made all the difference in helping us get our foot in the door with a local financial institution."  
Concord Food Coop

Concord Food Coop - Concord, New Hampshire

A retail food cooperative; loan for working capital and expansion. "I appreciate all that you have done for the coop; our expansion would not be happening right now without your support. It is a great thing that CFNE does building communities."
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Crown O'Maine Organic Cooperative - Vassalboro, Maine

Crown O’Maine Organic Cooperative (COM) is a worker coop that has grown rapidly in the last five years to meet the growing demand for locally produced and organic foods. Its main purpose is to transport, deliver, market, and develop Maine food products as well as support producers by creating innovative far-reaching food systems solutions. Loan proceeds for working capital and for delivery vehicle purchase.

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Cultivating Community - Portland, Maine

A nonprofit whose mission is to strengthen communities by growing food, preparing youth leaders and new farmers, and promoting social and environmental justice. Founded in 2001, Cultivating Community creates and sustains greater access to healthy, local foods; empowers people to play many roles in restoring the local, sustainable food system; and models, teaches, and advocates for ecological food production.

Deep Root Organic Farmer's Coop

Deep Root Organic Farmer's Coop - Waterbury Center, Vermont

Founded in 1985, Deep Root Organic is one of the oldest coops of organic vegetable growers in the United States. The coop exists to promote local, sustainable, and organic agriculture through its small, family owned farms. Due to our size and the variety of our member farms, we offer a wide range of products available throughout the year. We thank you for your support with the purchase of our products. We connect the farmer and the customer, delivering the best local organic produce and value added products to retail establishments, coops, restaurants, and institutions. Use the links above to find more out about our coop and our member farms. Seasonal line of credit for working capital during growing season. "The CFNE loan helps us maintain grower payments and staff year round. It helps make Deep Root run more effectively, minimizing economic issues to our smaller growers." To read a profile on Deep Root click here. Deep Root was featured in "Fences" magazine. To read the article click here.
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Democracy Brewing - Boston, Massachusetts

Democracy Brewing is a worker-owned brewery and pub committed to making great beers and supporting our community, set to open in March 2018! Democracy Brewing's mission is to re-create the traditional public house, brew the best beer in Boston, and serve it in combination with two great American ideals: democracy, and owning your own business.

Dollars and Sense - Boston, Massachusetts

A collective that publishes economic news and analysis, reports on economic justice activism, primers on economic topics, and critiques of the mainstream media's coverage of the economy, read more on their website. Loan for seasonal working capital.

Dorchester Food Coop - Boston, Massachusetts

The Dorchester Food Coop is a grassroots initiative to build a community and worker-owned grocery store that makes healthy food accessible and advances economic opportunity through neighborhood engagement. The Dorchester Food Coop envisions a diverse community with opportunities for employment, ownership, and access to healthy food. As a food coop, we will serve and reflect the wide variety of ethnic, racial, and socio-economic groups that make up the neighborhoods of Boston.

Earth Designs Cooperative - Rosendale, New York

Earth Designs Cooperative's work focuses on the sustainable and artistic management of formal gardens and natural landscapes. They design, install and maintain ornamental, edible & medicinal gardens, native meadows, no-mow lawns, natural screening, and custom stone work. Earth Designs transitioned into an employee-owned cooperative in 2016.

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Energia, LLC. - Holyoke, Massachusetts

Energía, LLC is a socially responsible energy services company that provides energy efficiency upgrades for residential and commercial properties.  We aim to reduce utility costs and energy use throughout western Massachusetts. Energía’s mission is to create efficient and healthy buildings that transform our communities and environments into thriving places to live and work. Loan for working capital and start-up operations. To see Energia borrower profile click here.  

Equal Exchange - West Brigewater, Massachusetts

Equal Exchange's mission is to build long-term trade partnerships that are economically just and environmentally sound, to foster mutually beneficial relationships between farmers and consumers and to demonstrate, through our success, the contribution of worker cooperatives and Fair Trade to a more equitable, democratic and sustainable world. Loans for start-up initially and currently an open line of credit.  "From the beginning CFNE was a strong ally...our relationship has been a phenomenal success."
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Evergreen Realty Cooperative - Warren, Massachusetts

Newly formed manufactured housing cooperative; loan to purchase their property and for property improvements.

Ewing Controls - Greenfield, Massachusetts

Ewing Controls specializes in building advanced steam turbine generator controls for the leading US manufacturers of steam turbines.   Loan for conversion to worker-coop.
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Fare Share Coop - Norway, Maine

Since 1978, Fare Share seeks to create a high-quality, low-priced, not-for-profit food supply, democratically controlled by the membership. Loan for working capital.

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FEDCO SEEDS, INC. - Waterville, Maine

A hybrid cooperative owned 60% by consumers and 40% by worker members, Fedco has been in business since 1978. CFNE's loans are for seasonal working capital and for building purchase.   To learn more, read Fedco's borrower profile.

Fiddleheads Food Co-op - New London, Connecticut

Fiddleheads Food Cooperative is a full service grocery store specializing in local, organic and natural products. Open to all, Fiddleheads is New London’s only downtown grocery store open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. We’re owned by over 3000 community members throughout southeastern Connecticut working together to create a locally focused, sustainable and health-driven food system. Come in for products from over 90 local Connecticut farms and businesses offering everything from brussels sprouts to beer.

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Fiddleheads Food Cooperative - New London, Connecticut

Fiddleheads Natural Foods Cooperative is a full service market in downtown New London, Connecticut. It offers wholesome food, environmentally friendly products, and free workshops.

Firehouse Cooperative - Worcester, Massachusetts

This is a housing cooperative in a re-purposed firehouse in Worcester, MA.
Flynn Avenue Housing Cooperative

Flynn Avenue Housing Cooperative - Burlington, Vermont

A 28 unit limited equity affordable housing cooperative; loan for repairs to common space buildings.

Forest Glen Cooperative - Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

Forest Glen Cooperative in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts features thirteen – studio, one, two and three bedroom apartment homes. The community is positioned with one, three-story building and two, two-story adjacent buildings, all aligned on the same property.
Francis Small Heritage Fund

Francis Small Heritage Fund - Limerick, Maine

A small rural land trust; loan to purchase additional property for conservation.
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Gardiner Food Coop & Cafe - Gardiner, Maine

A retail food coop located in Gardiner, Maine. Loan for start-up costs - equipment & inventory purchase.

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Good Tern Coop - Rockland, Maine

A retail food coop located in Rockland, ME. Loan for point of sale system purchase and working capital.

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Green Mountain Spinnery - Putney, Vermont

A Worker-Owned Cooperative in Putney, Vermont. Since our founding thirty years ago we have been designing and producing richly colored, must-touch classic and contemporary yarns. To this day, our goals remain unchanged: to create yarns of the highest quality, to help sustain regional sheep farming, and to develop environmentally sound ways to process natural fibers. All the fibers we use — alpaca, mohair, wool, and organic cotton — are grown in the United States. We make every effort to purchase directly from individual growers. Our 100% wool yarns are spun entirely from New England fleece. Unlike most commercial mills, The Green Mountain Spinnery uses no chemicals to bleach, moth-proof or shrink-proof yarns. Loans for seasonal working capital and equipment purchases. To learn more, read an article about Green Mountain Spinnery here or visit their website.

Greenstar Natural Foods Market - Ithaca, New York

GreenStar was created by its members to successfully operate stores with a triple bottom line: They hold profit, people and our planet as their primary concerns.

Hartbeat Ensemble

Hartbeat Ensemble - Hartford, Connecticut

Founded by Steven Raider-Ginsburg, Julia B. Rosenblatt and Gregory R. Tate (1952-2012), HartBeat Ensemble creates provocative theater that connects our community beyond traditional barriers of class, race, geography and gender. "The CFNE loan allowed us to continue with professional production of our play and to continue to offer admission on a  'pay what you can' basis."

Homestead Acres Cooperative - Swanton, Vermont

A manufactured housing cooperative located in Swanton, VT. Loan to finance real estate.
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Honest Weight Food Coop. - Albany, New York

 A large retail food coop started in 1976; loan to finance store expansion and move. 
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Hunger Mountain Coop - Montpelier, Vermont

A retail food coop located in Montpelier, VT. Loan for Point of Sale system purchase and working capital.
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Intervale Community Farm - Burlington, Vermont

Intervale Community Farm is a community supported agriculture (CSA) program in Burlington, VT. Loan for tunnel frame construction to expand its growth cycle.

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Island Employee Cooperative, INC - Stonington, Maine

Comprised of Burnt Cove Market and The Galley, this cooperative  has 42 worker-owners. By forming the Island Employee Cooperative, Inc. (IEC), the largest worker cooperative in Maine and one of the larger worker coops in the United States, the employees were able to purchase the businesses from retiring owners Vern and Sandra Seile. Combined, the three businesses are one of the island’s largest employers and provide the community with a full array of groceries, hardware, prescription drugs, pharmacy items, craft supplies, and other goods and services.

Isuken Co-op - Lewiston, Maine

Isuken Co-op is a Somali Bantu worker-owned farm-to-table food truck in Lewiston, Maine. Delicious food, grown by New Americans, on the streets!

Medomak Mobile Home Cooperative - Waldoboro, Maine

Medomak Mobile Home Cooperative is a resident owned mobile home community in Waldoboro, Maine.
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Midcoast Fishermen's Cooperative - Port Clyde, Maine

A cooperative whose fishermen harvest their catch using environmentally sustainable fishing methods that reduce by-catch, habitat impact and fossil-fuel consumption. Loan for working capital.   Watch this clip from the documentary "The Fish Belong to the People" featuring Justin Libby as captain of the Capt'n Lee:  

Morrisville Food Coop ("MoCo") - Morrisville, Vermont

Morrisville Food Coop ("MoCo") is a community meeting place where neighbors help neighbors. We're healthy consumers working together to eat well, support our local farmers, and benefit from cooperative ownership.

New England Farmers Union Education Foundation - Turners Falls, Massachusetts

New England Farmers Union Education Foundation (NEFU EF) works to protect and enhance the economic well-being and quality of life of family farmers, fishermen, foresters, nurserymen, and consumers in all six New England states. Working hand in hand with our membership organization, New England Farmers Union (NEFU), NEFU EF creates and promotes educational resources to advance the viability of our region’s producers.

New Frameworks - Burlington, Vermont

New Frameworks is a newly converted worker cooperative that offers a new framework for ecological design and construction. New Frameworks aims to heal the interrelationships between planet, people, and the built ecology through social and ecological regenerative building practices.

New Roots Cooperative Farm - Lewiston, Maine

New Roots Cooperative Farm is a producer cooperative in Lewiston, Maine offering vegetables to Southern Maine with a farmstand, CSA, farmers markets & wholesale. Stay connected through their Facebook page. The coop says, "CFNE was able to come up with a creative way for us to obtain our tractor and abide by sharia law.”

Nonotuck Community School - Florence, Massachusetts

The Nonotuck Community School, Inc. is a nonprofit child care and early education center run with the cooperative effort of its member families. The school opened in September 1977 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Northampton in order to serve a growing community need for quality child care and education. From October 2000 to December 2004 the school was located at the VA Medical Center in Leeds. In January 2005, Nonotuck moved to its current location at the Feiker Building at 221 Riverside Drive in Northampton. Nonotuck provides programs to approximately 50 children aged 15 months to 5 years and is licensed by the state Department of Early Education and Care.

North Avenue Cooperative - Burlington, Vermont

North Avenue Coop is a 116-unit Resident Owned Community in the city of Burlington, Vermont. Connect with North Avenue via Facebook.
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North Country Food Coop - Plattsburgh, New York

As a grocery store, the NCFC carries groceries, frozen foods, refrigerated foods, bulk foods, supplements and other health care products. Line of credit for equipment upgrades and store improvements.

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November Collective Cooperative Corp - Cambridgeport, Massachusetts

A limited equity 5 unit cooperatively owned and operated by its residents. Loan for mortgage and repairs.

Nuestras Raices - Holyoke, Massachusetts

Nuestras Raíces was created in 1992 by a group of community members in South Holyoke, with the goal of eventually developing a greenhouse in downtown Holyoke. The founding members of Nuestras Raíces were all migrating farmers from Puerto Rico, with a strong agricultural background, who had found themselves in a city without opportunities. Realizing that the city was not being cared for, these community members took action into their own hands. They located an abandoned lot in South Holyoke that was full of trash, needles and criminal activity and they came together to clean this lot, turning it into the city’s first community garden. This one action sparked an agricultural revolution, and more and more of these community gardens began to pop up throughout the city, all joining the Nuestras Raíces network. This one action was crucial because it connected the entire city through a network of community gardens that allowed the members of Nuestras Raíces to organize and communicate about the different issues affecting the community throughout the city. Nuestras Raíces today has a network of 12 community gardens with over 100 member families, an environmental program that addresses issues affecting the Holyoke community, a Youth Program for inner city youth that gives them the opportunity to organize about food and environmental related topics, and a 30 acre inner city farm that focuses on food systems, economic development and agriculture.

Park View Cooperative - Cambridge, Massachusetts

Park View is a limited equity housing cooperative, organized in Cambridge in 1984. It was sponsored by the City of Cambridge as an affordable housing initiative for low and moderate income people, and received assistance from the City’s Community Development Department. The cooperative consists of 12 units, a mix of one, one and a half and two bedroom units. Learn more about the limited equity cooperative model in Cambridge here.

Pelham Auto

Pelham Auto - Belchertown, Massachusetts

Pelham Auto is a cooperatively owned auto parts and service business that has been serving the Pioneer Valley for over 40 years. Loan approved to fund property acquisition. "CFNE has been flexible and responsive to us." Read the Pelham Auto Success Story and check out the CNN Money article featuring the coop entitled When Workers Take Charge.
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Pioneer Valley Photovoltaics - Greenfield, Massachusetts

A worker-owned installer of photovoltaic (solar) energy systems, acclaimed Pioneer Valley Photovoltaics' goal is "to create sustainable, living-wage jobs and strengthen our local economy."

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Plainfield Food Coop - Plainfield, Vermont

A small retail food cooperative; loan for new furnace, to lower energy costs, and to upgrade retail displays.
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Portland Food Coop - Portland, Maine

Portland Food Coop is a new community owned grocery store located in Portland, ME. Loan for working capital and development.

Putney Food Co-op - Putney, Vermont

The Putney Food Co-op is a community owned marketplace and delicatessen offering a diverse selection of quality products, committed to providing friendly and knowledgeable service. The co-op focuses on natural and organic foods, fresh and local organic produce, organic and humanely raised local meats, poultry, eggs and Vermont dairy products as well as fresh and frozen seafood, environmentally responsible cleaning supplies and paper goods, health and body care products, herbal and homeopathic supplements and remedies, gourmet cheese from Vermont, New England and around the world, bulk nuts, grains baking supplies, teas, spices and more!
Putney Food Coop

Putney Food Coop - Putney, Vermont

The Putney Food Coop is one of the oldest Coops in the country. It was founded in 1941, when fuel shortages due to WWII made it hard to obtain certain grocery items. To obtain needed supplies, a group of Putney residents led by Carol Brown formed the Putney Coop according to the Cooperative Principles. Cash raised from selling member shares was used to rent a store front (purchased in 1944), obtain goods and hire staff. To accommodate the growing needs of the community, the Coop membership voted in 1992 to move the coop from its original site on Kimball Hill to our present site on Carol Brown Way and Route 5. Today we are a community marketplace and deli offering a diverse selection of quality products with a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Loan for renovations, expansion, and working capital. View a video on Putney Food Coop's 70 anniversary.  
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Quabbin Harvest - Orange, Massachusetts

Quabbin Harvest seeks to provide healthy food at an affordable price while building community, supporting local agriculture, and respecting the natural environment. A loan for start-up working capital, inventory and equipment.

Raise-Op Housing Cooperative - Lewiston, Maine

The Raise-Op housing cooperative offers democratically controlled housing to its members and organizes residents to build equity for themselves and the greater community. Loan for property aquistion and improvements. Watch a video about Raise-Op.
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Real Pickles - Greenfield, Massachusetts

Real Pickles is a worker cooperative located in Greenfield, MA. Loan for conversion to worker coop.
Red Sun Press

Red Sun Press - Boston, Massachusetts

Red Sun Press is a cooperatively-managed printing and graphic design shop in Jamaica Plain, a diverse and burgeoning neighborhood in Boston, MA. We have a small plant with fully equipped offset presses, electronic design and pre-press capabilities, digital copy and bindery departments, and a growing customer base of non-profit organizations, socially responsible businesses and government agencies. Loans for debt restructure and equipment purchase. Download our Red Sun Press Success story here.

River Valley Coop - Northampton, Massachusetts

A retail food cooperative in formation; loan for start-up costs, made in cooperation with 10 lenders with a new market tax credit program.  

Rock City Coffee - Rockland, Maine

Providing great coffee, food, live music, and community in Rockland, Maine, for 25 years, Rock City Coffee converted to a worker-owned cooperative in 2018. Learn more about Rock City and their conversion.

Rutland Area Food Coop

Rutland Area Food Coop - Rutland, Vermont

A small rural retail food cooperative located in Rutland, VT. Loan for working capital.

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Simple Diaper and Linen - Holyoke, Massachusetts

A converted women owned business to worker ownership;loan to facilitate conversion.  Great article here from the Berkshire Coop's Fall 2014 Newsletter
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Sol Chariots Pedicab Cooperative - Providence, Rhode Island

A worker-owned pedicab company located in Providence, RI. Loan for start-up equipment purchases and working capital.

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Spirit of 76 Housing Cooperative - Medford, Massachusetts

Spirit of 76 Housing Cooperative is located in Medford, MA. Loan for house repairs.

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Springfield Food Coop - Springfield, Vermont

The Springfield Food Coop operates as a member owned store that provides healthy natural foods, emphasizing local and organic products in keeping with the International Coop Principles and values. Located in Springfield, VT. Loan proceeds for working capital.

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Stone Soup Worcester - Worcester, Massachusetts

Stone Soup Worcester is an artist collective and community resource center located in Worcester, MA. Loan proceeds for post-fire renovation.

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The New School of Montpelier - Montpelier, Vermont

The New School of Montpelier is a special education day school for Vermont's unique learners ages 6-22. Loan for conversion to worker cooperative.

TimberHomes - Montpelier, Vermont

TimberHomes is a worker-owned design/build construction company in central Vermont, making timber frames for barns, pavilions and cabins around New England, and build timber frame homes in their local community.

Toolbox for Education and Social Change (TESA) - Northampton, Massachusetts

A worker-owned creator and distributor of educational resources for social and economic change, including the board game Coopoly. Loan for working capital.

Triangle Court - Brandon, Vermont

Triangle Court, a mobile home park at the foothills of the Green Mountain National Forest in Brandon, VT. Under threat of an outside sale, the residents banded together in two short months, which is unusual for deals of this kind. The deal to form a resident owned community was closed on April 19th, 2016, with the help of Cooperative Development Institute (CDI), and the board took immediate action to stabilize rents at a lower price.
Turnpike Park Cooperative, Inc.

Turnpike Park Cooperative, Inc. - Westborough, Massachusetts

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Upper Valley Food Cooperative - White River Junction, Vermont

The Upper Valley Food Coop is a community-supported natural foods market which promotes the local economy, is committed to sustainability, and enriches lives through education. Located in White River Junction, VT

Urban Greens - Providence, Rhode Island

Urban Greens Food Coop is a consumer-owned and governed cooperative working to open a retail grocery store. The Coop will be open to all and will support the health and well-being of our customers by offering nutritious, affordable food that is sustainably sourced, culturally inclusive, and supportive of local food.
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UU Community Cooperative - Roxbury, Massachusetts

A newly formed housing cooperative based in Unitarian Universalist values; loan to facilitate purchase of a  house in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Vermont Computing Cooperative - Randolph, Vermont

VCC’s mission is to provide commercial and residential computer owners with computer related products, IT service and knowledge that fulfill their wants and needs at the right price. VCC's friendly, knowledgeable and professional team will help inspire, educate and problem-solve for its customers. Loan proceeds for conversion to a worker-owned cooperative.

Wamsutta Manufactured Housing Coop - North Attleboro, Massachusetts

A manufactured housing coop located in North Attleboro, MA. Loan for land purchase for members.

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Warrenstreet Architects - Concord, New Hampshire

A land planning, landscape, architectural and interior design, graphic design employee-owned cooperative located in Concord, NH. Loan for working capital.

HAP, Inc. (Hampden Hampshire Housing Partnership)

Way Finders (formerly HAP, Inc.) - Springfield, Massachusetts

 A nonprofit which provides a wide range of housing services including home ownership, rental assistance, lead abatement, and safe housing for domestic violence victims to the low income population in its area, learn more on their website. Loans for working capital and computer equipment.  "CFNE's line of credit has been instrumental in facilitating HAP's ongoing efforts to upgrade its infrastructure and keep up with technological advances."  Download HAP's borrower profile here Download HAP's success story here

Wellspring Harvest Greenhouse - Springfield, Massachusetts

The Wellspring Harvest Greenhouse worker owned cooperative is an urban farm. Wellspring Harvest is the first commercial hydroponic greenhouse in the City of Springfield, located at 121 Pinevale Street in the Indian Orchard neighborhood. The quarter acre (15,120 square foot) greenhouse was completed in April 2018 and will bring healthy, locally grown produce to area hospitals, schools, businesses, and residents. The greenhouse employs five local residents and is organized as a for-profit worker-owned cooperative business. The greenhouse will produce an estimated 250,000 plants a year (lettuce, greens, and herbs).

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Wellspring Upholstery Cooperative - Springfield, Massachusetts

Wellspring Upholstery Cooperative (WUC) is a worker owned cooperative providing entry-level jobs that pay a living wage with benefits for low income Springfield, MA Residents. Loan for start-up costs.

Windy Hollow Mobile Home Cooperative - Castleton, Vermont

Windy Hollow is a 44-unit mobile home park that converted to a resident owned community under threat of closure in 2017.

Wolfeboro Food Coop - Wolfeboro, New Hampshire

Wolfeboro Community Food Coop is a member-owned New Hampshire cooperative whose purpose is to operate a full service natural food store in the town of Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. Our goal is to provide our members and the local community with access to high quality, fairly priced, organic, local and natural foods and products.

Woodbelly Pizza - Montpelier, Vermont

Woodbelly Pizza is a worker-owned wood-fired catering company.

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Worcester Roots Project - Worcester, Massachusetts

Worcester Roots Project is a collective of youth and adult organizers on a mission to create opportunities for economic, social and environmental justice. It sends these roots of opportunity into the community, sprouting up cooperatively run and green projects and initiatives that build toward our vision of neighborhoods that are safe for living, working and playing.