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Wisconsin Cooperative Development Grant

  • Applicants may use the funds to cover consulting fees for business planning, feasibility studies, legal services, and accounting services to help new or existing cooperatives become established or further develop.
  • Only projects related to development are eligible. Salaries and supplies are NOT eligible costs.


  • An existing cooperative operating in Wisconsin
  • Businesses looking to convert to the cooperative business model
  • Any group of individuals actively working towards legal cooperative status in Wisconsin

Note: Applicants who currently have an existing Cooperative Feasibility Study Grant are not eligible until they successfully complete and close out their current grant.

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