Co-op News and Updates

Nominations Now Open

MCA is currently accepting nominations for our 2021 Co-op Awards Program.  Please consider nominating worthy individuals or organizations that we can celebrate during National Co-op Week in October 2021.  For more information visit our Awards Page, or download our nomination forms here:

Co-op Impact Program

The Co-operators is once again supporting small and medium-sized cooperatives to adapt and thrive through the pandemic.  Through their Co-op Impact Program eligible cooperatives can apply for low interest loans (between $40,000 – $100,000) to support project and initiatives will help them adapt to emerging needs in challenging times.  Visit the program website for more information.


Learning Opportunities

Working remotely during the pandemic?  Ready to learn something new and network with interesting people?  

  • Many organizations are taking advantage of the stay at home orders to offer online education/training programs.  Normally, a lot of this training would be offered in person, requiring travel and accommodations driving up the expenses, but now we have the opportunity to participate from wherever we are in the world.  Check out some of the really great learning opportunities available online The International Centre for Co-operative Management at Saint Mary’s University is offering a variety of programs including Masters programs, graduate diplomas, and certificates as well as short Executive Education programs.  Be sure to visit their website to learn more about the various opportunities that await you.

If you have a learning event that you would like to see posted here, please contact us via our email listed below.


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