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Posted on: August 5, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Start your own worker coop and be eligible for a $10,000 grant

Employment opportunity and economic development. It would be fantastic if we could start a coop in Greenburgh

Worker Cooperatives in Westchester!  Let's start a coop in Greenburgh

Coops exist all over the nation. Provides employment opportunities and economic development.

Learn more about the Westchester Cooperative Network and be eligible for a $10,000 grant.



(Más abajo en Español)

Are you ready to be your own boss? 

Do you have a business idea? Are you willing to put in the time and effort to bring it to fruition? 

Can you gather a group of people to work together?

You can start a worker cooperative and take control of your life! A worker cooperative is a business that is owned and democratically managed by its workers.


The Westchester Cooperative Network (WCN) can guide you and help connect you with organizations that provide training, legal assistance and financial support. We can give a presentation to your Church or organization to further explain and answer your questions.


The WCN is currently offering grants of up to $10,000 to groups of people that are seriously considering starting a worker cooperative in Westchester (see our webpage for more information).


See what others are doing: 

Green Worker Cooperative

Mandela Marketplace

Cooperative story in NYC (English/Spanish)


Watch how to get started and run a worker cooperative: Own The Change


Contact us: 

    (914) 418-4058


(Spanish version)

¿Quisieras ser tu propio jefe?

¿Tienes una idea para un negocio? ¿Estás dispuesto a invertir el tiempo y esfuerzo para llevarlo a cabo? 

¿Puedes reunir un grupo de personas para trabajar en equipo?

¡Puedes convertirte en miembro de una cooperativa de trabajadores y empezar a tomar control de tu vida! Una cooperativa de trabajadores es una empresa propiedad de sus trabajadores y democráticamente regenteada por ellos mismos.

El Westchester Cooperative Network (WCN) te puede guiar y ayudar a conectarte con organizaciones que ofrecen capacitaciones, apoyo legal y financiero. También podemos dar una presentación en tu iglesia u organización para explicar mejor esta oportunidad y contestar tus preguntas.

El WCN ofrece becas de hasta $10,000 a grupos de personas que están seriamente considerando iniciar una cooperativa de trabajadores en Westchester County (más información en nuestra página).

Mira lo que otros están haciendo:

Green Worker Cooperative

Mandela Marketplace

Cooperative story in NYC (English/Spanish)


Mira cómo empezar y cómo manejar una cooperativa de trabajadores: Own The Change


Ponte en contacto con nosotros: 

    (914) 418-4058 

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