On October 19th Cooperative Fund of the Northeast  gathered its friends, board of trustees, borrowers, investors, supporters, and advisors in Boston to  launch the Cooperative Capital Fund.
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Representatives of the Boston area cooperatives, including  housing cooperatives, worker-owned businesses and food cooperatives spoke to the group providing testimonials on how CFNE had helped them and encouraging the creation of the Cooperative Capital Fund. Speakers included  Harvest Markets Coop  General Manager Mike St. Clair, Red Sun Press worker-owner Jenny Silverman,  and  Boston Community Housing Co-op owner-resident Micha Joshphy.

The event was held at  the  home of the Episcopal City Mission, a 10 year investor in CFNE and the provider of a catalyst grant that enabled the creation of CCF. 

Investors were represented by Randy Rice from Trillium Asset Management and Rob Everts from Equal Exchange announced their support. Cabot Creamery Cooperative provided cheese and financial support.

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The October 19th launch party event was a huge success