Technical Assistance for Cooperatives



We provide technical assistance to existing cooperatives facing specific problems or challenges. We also provide assistance to agricultural producers or rural resident groups interested in forming a cooperative.

Technical assistance provided by us and our partners include: 

  • Feasibility studies
  • Governance structure evaluation and design
  • Help to organize a new cooperative
  • Member surveys
  • Merger or joint venture evaluation
  • Strategic marketing or business plans

To obtain technical assistance for your group or cooperative, please contact:

  • A Cooperative Development Center near you.We help fund many Cooperative Development Centers¬† across the nation that provide development and technical assistance to cooperatives.

 


If you have questions, please contact us: coopinfo@wdc.usda.gov