Live Webinars 2016
Third Tuesdays at 1 PM Central, Food Co-op Initiative offers webinars on a variety of topics relevant to startups. Expect in-depth information from subject-matter experts and a chance to get your questions answered.
2016 Upcoming Webinars:
MAY 10, 2016 : The Capital Campaign Workbook, an overview with coauthor Ben Sandel of CDSCC and Stuart Reid of FCI
Teusday, May 10, 1:00 p.m. CDT
(rescheduled fomr April 17 due to tech failures.)
Starting a new co-op? What do we do first?
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 1:00 p.m. CDT
Join Mary Stennes Wilbourn, FCI's outreach coordinator, and Kathy Nash of Prairie Food Co-op to learn how to move from kitchen table discusssion towards incorporating, growing membership, and fundraising for your own new retail food co-op.
Registration will open soon.
2016 Webinar Archive
March: The Seed Grant 2016 View Online | Slides
February: Messaging 101 for Startups View Online | Slides
January: Up & Coming 2016 View Online | Slides
2015 Webinar Archive
December: Monadnock Food Co-op Case Study View Online | Slides
November: Bylaws Basics View Online | Slides
September: Launching with Social Media View Online | Slides
August 18th: Branding Times Three: Stage 3: Implementation and Opening the Doors View Online | Slides | Handouts
August 4th: Branding Times Three: Stage 2: Organizing and Builidng Relationships View Online | Slides | Handouts
July: Branding Times Three: Stage 1—inquiry and gaining momentum
View Online | Slides | Handouts
June: An Insiders Look at Project Management Now Online | Slides | Sample Project Manager Job Description
May: Insurance 101 For Food Co-ops Now Online | Slides
April: 2015 Seed Grants Now Online | Slides
2014 Webinar Archive
See our complete list of web-based training and webinars
All slides/materials can be download from our slides page.
February: NCGA and the Development Cooperative Now Online
March: Taxes and Accounting for Startups Now Online | Slides
April: Your Best Meeting Ever Now Online | Slides
May: Preparing for a Capital Campaign Now Online | Slides
June: Membership Building with Events Now Online | Slides
July: Stop Rolling the Dice with Membership Growth Now Online | Slides
August: Co-op as the Hero: Storytelling for Startup Success Now Online | Slides | Handout
September: Designing Your Co-op Store Now Online | Slides
October: What is a Feasibility Study Anyway? Now Online | Slides
November: Hiring Your First GM Now Online | Slides
December: Raising Your First $10,000 Now Online | Slides