CFNECooperative Fund of New England (Amherst, MA)
CFNECultural Foundation Native Expressions (est. 1999; Ontario, Canada)
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In addition to financing cooperatives, CFNE facilitates the provision of technical assistance and partners with numerous technical assistance providers, including the CDS Consulting Co-op (which serves food co-ops) and the ICA Group and Democracy at Work Institute (which serves worker co-ops).
Many organizations and individuals looking for a socially responsible means of investing see CFNE as a great way to put seed money in people's hands to start sustainable, life-supporting businesses.
Through financing cooperative enterprises, CFNE helps develop opportunities for wealth creation in low-income and rural communities and economic empowerment across the region.
We're proud to commit to this very important worker-cooperative conversion, which preserves local ownership of these businesses and retains 65 essential jobs in the communities," says Gloria LaBrecque, Northeast loan and outreach officer with CFNE.