Who We Are

As the ONLY statewide resource for cooperative development, the Montana Cooperative Development Center (MCDC) works with new and existing co-ops and other groups to evaluate co-op business models and strategies to meet their objectives. MCDC is a nonprofit corporation with financial assistance from state and federal sources, which allows MCDC to offer services at little or no cost to project groups.

MCDC Provides:

  • Co-op Business Model Examples
  • Project Planning
  • Group Facilitation
  • Legal Document Assistance
  • Funding Sources Identification for Project Planning
  • Operating or Capitalization Strategies
  • Grant Writing Assistance
  • Professional Referrals
  • Board Training

Throughout the state of Montana, MCDC has a team of part-time staff dedicated to locally promoting the cooperative model as a viable alternative for rural development issues with emphasis on “value added” enterprises. This team of professionals works to foster the development of new cooperatives and helps to improve existing cooperatives.

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12 3rd Street. NW, Suite #110
Great Falls, Montana 59404

PO Box 3027
Great Falls, Montana 59403
  • (406) 727-1517