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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.

A nonprofit located in Indianapolis, our knowledgeable staff has aided the development and launch of cooperatives of all kinds.

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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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Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives have earned international acclaim for their success in using innovative technology to bring jobs and investment...Read more
The Community Controlled Food Initiative (CCFI) is a community run food cooperative started in July 2016. They purchase food directly...Read more


Cooperatives and People of Color

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Co-ops have the potential to create jobs, empower individuals, and strengthen communities. This business model can provide a path toward more self-sufficiency and greater economic potential.

Oct 20, 2017

Crossroads Cooperative Summit

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The heart of the co-op beats with its service to community. Cooperatives from across the country will share experiences of how their cooperatives fulfill Principle 7 - support for their communities.

Nov 2, 2017

Up & Coming food co-op conference

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We are excited to be hosting Up & Coming 2017 in Milwaukee, WI. Mark your calendars for March 10-11 (with optional workshops on 3/9).

Mar 16-17, 2018

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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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