A Yard & A Half – Waltham, Massachusetts
A worker co-op landscaping service, converted from a sole proprietorship, in Waltham, MA. Loan for conversion to worker co-op.
Adventure Pups – Somerville, Massachusetts
New England's first worker-owned dog walking company. Loan for start-up expenses.
AORTA – Starksboro, Vermont
A worker-owned cooperative consulting business devoted to strengthening movements for social justice and a solidarity economy; loan for working capital. AORTA stands for Anti-Oppression Resource and Training Alliance.
Artisan Beverage Cooperative – Greenfield, Massachusetts
A worker cooperative located in Greenfield, MA, Artisan Beverage Cooperative’s mission is to "produce the highest quality beverages possible taking into account the social and economic impacts of all decisions of the cooperative, and to demonstrate, through our...
Boston Cleaning Collective – East Boston, Massachusetts
A worker owned cleaning company; loan for working capital.
Boston TechCollective – Somerville, Massachusetts
The Boston TechCollective is a worker-owned cooperative providing a full range of technology support and consulting services. Loan for working capital.
Capital Bookkeeping Cooperative – Troy, New York
A worker owned bookkeeping cooperative; loan for working capital.
Catamount Solar – Montpelier, Vermont
A worker owned solar system sales and installation company operating in Vermont and New Hampshire; loan for working capital.
CERO Cooperative – Boston, Massachusetts
CERO, which stands for Cooperative Energy Recycling and Organics, helps local businesses and institutions meet state requirements for organic waste disposal and improve the environment. CERO collects separated organic (food) waste and has it commercially composted....
Collective Copies – Amherst, Massachusetts
Collective Copies is a worker owned copy store. Loans for renovations, expansion in new location and working capital. "When interest rates were falling, CFNE showed itself very responsive to our needs." Download Collective Copies' borrower profile in pdf format.
Cooperative Home Care Associates – New York City, New York
A worker-owned home health care provider; participation in loan with Shared Capital Cooperative.
CUPS Cooperative – Providence, Rhode Island
A worker owned and unionized café; loan for working capital.
Democracy Brewing – Boston, Massachusetts
Democracy Brewing is a worker-owned brewery and pub committed to making great beers and supporting our community, set to open in March 2018! Democracy Brewing's mission is to re-create the traditional public house, brew the best beer in Boston, and serve it in...
Downtown Sounds Worker Cooperative, Inc. – Northampton, Massachusetts
A music store converted to worker ownership; loan for working capital.
Earth Designs Cooperative – Rosendale, New York
Earth Designs Cooperative's work focuses on the sustainable and artistic management of formal gardens and natural landscapes. They design, install and maintain ornamental, edible & medicinal gardens, native meadows, no-mow lawns, natural screening, and custom...
Energia, LLC. – Holyoke, Massachusetts
Energía, LLC is a socially responsible energy services company that provides energy efficiency upgrades for residential and commercial properties. We aim to reduce utility costs and energy use throughout western Massachusetts. Energía’s mission is to create efficient...
Ewing Controls – Greenfield, Massachusetts
Ewing Controls specializes in building advanced steam turbine generator controls for the leading US manufacturers of steam turbines. Loan for conversion to worker-coop.
Green Mountain Spinnery – Putney, Vermont
A Worker-Owned Cooperative in Putney, Vermont. Since our founding thirty years ago we have been designing and producing richly colored, must-touch classic and contemporary yarns. To this day, our goals remain unchanged: to create yarns of the highest quality, to help...
Island Employee Cooperative, INC – Stonington, Maine
Comprised of Burnt Cove Market and The Galley, this cooperative has 42 worker-owners. By forming the Island Employee Cooperative, Inc. (IEC), the largest worker cooperative in Maine and one of the larger worker co-ops in the United States, the employees were able to...
Isuken Co-op – Lewiston, Maine
Isuken Co-op is a Somali Bantu worker-owned farm-to-table food truck in Lewiston, Maine. Delicious food, grown by New Americans, on the streets! https://isukencoop.com/#
Kalchē Wine Cooperative – Waterbury, Vermont
A worker owned winery; loan for start-up, participation with Vermont Employee Ownership Center.
Kingstown Green – Hartford, Connecticut
An environmentally conscious casket maker; loan for start-up.
Liberty Graphics Employee Cooperative, Inc. – Liberty, Maine
A worker-owned cooperative for high quality T-shirt printing; loan for working capital.
Mainer News – Woolwich, Maine
Worker owned independent news outlet; loan for working capital.
More Trees Arborist Collective – Troy, New York
A tree care company that converted to worker ownership; loan for working capital.
New England Farmers Union Education Foundation – Turners Falls, Massachusetts
New England Farmers Union Education Foundation (NEFU EF) works to protect and enhance the economic well-being and quality of life of family farmers, fishermen, foresters, nurserymen, and consumers in all six New England states. Working hand in hand with our membership...
New Frameworks – Burlington, Vermont
New Frameworks is a newly converted worker cooperative that offers a new framework for ecological design and construction. New Frameworks aims to heal the interrelationships between planet, people, and the built ecology through social and ecological regenerative...
New Roots Cooperative Farm – Lewiston, Maine
New Roots Cooperative Farm is a producer cooperative in Lewiston, Maine offering vegetables to Southern Maine with a farmstand, CSA, farmers markets & wholesale. Stay connected through their Facebook page. And check out Cooperative Maine's profile video of them by...
Nuestras Raices – Holyoke, Massachusetts
Nuestras Raíces was created in 1992 by a group of community members in South Holyoke, with the goal of eventually developing a greenhouse in downtown Holyoke. The founding members of Nuestras Raíces were all migrating farmers from Puerto Rico, with a strong...
Olio Culinary Cooperative (dba Tanám) – Somerville, Massachusetts
A worker owned Filipino restaurant; loan for expansion and equipment.
Pelham Auto – Belchertown, Massachusetts
Pelham Auto is a cooperatively owned auto parts and service business that has been serving the Pioneer Valley for over 40 years. Loan approved to fund property acquisition. "CFNE has been flexible and responsive to us." Read the Pelham Auto Success Story and check out...
Railroad Avenue Supply Co-op – Stamford, NY
A worker-owned construction supply retailer; working capital line of credit.
Real Pickles – Greenfield, Massachusetts
Real Pickles is a worker cooperative located in Greenfield, MA. Loan for conversion to worker co-op.
Red Sun Press – Boston, Massachusetts
Red Sun Press is a cooperatively-managed printing and graphic design shop in Jamaica Plain, a diverse and burgeoning neighborhood in Boston, MA. We have a small plant with fully equipped offset presses, electronic design and pre-press capabilities, digital copy and...
Regenerative Design Group, LLC – Greenfield, Massachusetts
A worker owned planning and landscape design business; loan for working capital.
Rock City Coffee – Rockland, Maine
Providing great coffee, food, live music, and community in Rockland, Maine, for 25 years, Rock City Coffee converted to a worker-owned cooperative in 2018. Learn more about Rock City and their conversion. https://rock-city-coffee.myshopify.com/
Samara Collective – Roslindale, Massachusetts
A worker owned marketing company; loan for working capital.
Sankofa Cooperatives, LLC – Bridgeport, Connecticut
A community and café space; launch loan.
Southwick Social Ventures, LTD – Lawrence, Massachusetts
A garment manufacturing cooperative; loan for working capital.
Spoke Folks – Norway and South Paris, Maine
A worker owned, bike-powered waste pickup cooperative; loan for working capital.
The New School of Montpelier – Montpelier, Vermont
The New School of Montpelier is a special education day school for Vermont's unique learners ages 6-22. Loan for conversion to worker cooperative. http://www.nsmvt.org/
TimberHomes – Montpelier, Vermont
TimberHomes is a worker-owned design/build construction company in central Vermont, making timber frames for barns, pavilions and cabins around New England, and build timber frame homes in their local community.
Toolbox for Education and Social Change (TESA) – Northampton, Massachusetts
A worker-owned creator and distributor of educational resources for social and economic change, including the board game Coopoly. Loan for working capital.
Tootie’s Tempeh – Biddeford, Maine
A worker owned processor for ready-to-make tempeh; loan for start-up.
Ward Lumber Worker Cooperative, Inc. – Jay, New York
A worker owned lumber and building materials retailer; loan for working capital.
Warrenstreet Architects – Concord, New Hampshire
A land planning, landscape, architectural and interior design, graphic design employee-owned cooperative located in Concord, NH. Loan for working capital. http://www.warrenstreetarchitects.com/
Wellspring Harvest Greenhouse – Springfield, Massachusetts
The Wellspring Harvest Greenhouse worker owned cooperative is an urban farm. Wellspring Harvest is the first commercial hydroponic greenhouse in the City of Springfield, located at 121 Pinevale Street in the Indian Orchard neighborhood. The quarter acre (15,120 square...
Wellspring Upholstery Cooperative – Springfield, Massachusetts
Wellspring Upholstery Cooperative (WUC) is a worker owned cooperative providing entry-level jobs that pay a living wage with benefits for low income Springfield, MA Residents. Loan for start-up costs. http://wellspring.coop/?q=node/2
WJW Co-op – South Paris, Maine
A worker owned insurance broker; loan for business acquisition.
Woo Rides – Worcester, Massachusetts
A transportation cooperative; loan for vehicle purchase.
Woodbelly Pizza – Montpelier, Vermont
Woodbelly Pizza is a worker-owned wood-fired catering company. http://www.woodbellypizza.com/
WorX Printing – Worcester, Massachusetts
A worker owned printing company; loan for working capital.