Our Donors

Food Co-op Initiative is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and relies on grants and donations from the co-op community to help us provide services for new retail food co-ops.

First Circle

annual contributions $10,000+


National Cooperative Bank

National Co+op Grocers

The Blooming Prairie Foundation


Center Circle

annual contributions $1,000 up to $10,000

Howard Bowers Fund

Cooperative Development Fund of New England

LEAF – The Local Enterprise Assistance Fund

Shared Capital Cooperative

The Cooperative Foundation


Food Co-op Donors

  • Bloomingfoods, Bloomington, IN
  • Berkshire Co-op Market, Great Barrington, MA
  • City Center Market Co-op, Cambridge, MN
  • Market Grocery & Deli, Seattle, WA
  • Common Ground Food Co-op, Urbana, IL
  • Company Shops Market, Burlington, NC
  • Cook County Whole Foods Co-op, Grand Marais, MN
  • Eastside Food Co-op, Minneapolis, MN
  • Flatbush Food Cooperative, Brooklyn, NY
  • Grain Train Natural Foods, Petoskey, MI
  • Harvest Co-op Markets, Cambridge & Jamaica Plains, MA
  • Honest Weight Food Co-op, Albany, NY
  • Just Food Co-op, Northfield, MN
  • Lexington Co-operative Market, Buffalo, NY
  • Littleton Food Co-op, Littleton, NH
  • Menomonie Market Food Co-op, Menomonie, WI
  • Mississippi Market, Saint Paul, MN
  • Monadnock Moon Food Co-op, Keene, NH
  • Neighborhood Co-op Grocery, Carbondale, IL
  • Ocean Beach People’s Organic Food Co-op Ocean Beach, CA
  • Onion River Co-op/City Market, Burlington, VT
  • Outpost Natural Foods, Milwaukee, WI
  • People’s Food Co-op- LaCrosse, WI/Rochester, MN
  • Placerville Natural Foods Co-op, Placerville, CA
  • River Market Community Co-op, Stillwater, MN
  • River Valley Market, Northhampton, MA
  • Rutland Area Food Cooperative, Rutland, VT
  • Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op, Sacramento, CA
  • Seward Cooperative Grocery & Deli, Minneapolis, MN
  • Skagit Valley Food Co-op, Mount Vernon, WA
  • The Common Market, Frederick, MD
  • The Food Co-op, Port Townsend, WA
  • Ukiah Natural Foods, Ukiah, CA
  • Viroqua Food Cooperative, Viroqua, WI
  • Weavers Way Coop, Philadelphia, PA
  • Wedge Community Co-op, Minneapolis, MN
  • Wheatsville Whole Foods Co-op, Austin,TX
  • Willimantic Food Cooperative, Willimantic, CT
  • Willy Street Co-op, Madison, WI

New Co-ops Start . . . With You

We want to keep our services and resources free and accessible to startup retail food co-ops. If you have benefited from what's offered here, or want to support others, consider a donation in any amount.

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