Live Webinars 2015
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.
The Monadnock Food Co-op Case Study
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 1:00 p.m. C.T.
With Bonnie Hudspeth of the Neighboring Food Co-op Association and Michael Faber, GM of Monadnock Food Co-op
Do startup food co-ops really get open? Yes they do! Monadnock Food Co-op is one such startup that has now had the "doors on the store" for over three years and is having amazing impacts on their community. What decisions during the organizing phase led to a successful outcome? How can the organizing board and staff prepare to make the hand off to their general manager as successful as possible? Come find out!
2015 Webinar Archive
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