1149 Cooperative – Philadelphia, PA

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Industry: Food and Beverage Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Number of employees: 3 Became employee owned: 2019 Assistance: Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance Learn more 1149coop.com Eater – The Restaurant Owners Fighting Systems That Allow Abuse to Persist (2019) NPQ – Restaurant Worker Co-ops Serve Food, Drinks, and Social Justice (2019) Culture Work – Spotlight: 1149 Cooperative (2019) Philadelphia Magazine – Here’s […]

Full Stop Filling Station – Louisville, KY

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Industry: Food and Beverage, Energy Location: Louisville, Kentucky Number of employees: Became employee owned: 2019 Learn more www.fullstopstation.com Louisville Scoop – Everything you need to know about Full Stop Station (2019) Insider Louisville – Full Stop Filling Station seeks ‘a better way’ with bio-diesel, craft coffee and a democratic co-operative (2019) The Coffee Compass – Full Stop Station […]

Dulce Hogar – Washington, DC

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Industry: Cleaning Location: Washington, DC Number of employees: 5 Became employee owned: 2019 Learn more https://www.dulcehogarcleaning.com/ We Raise – Luther Place Listens to Their Neighbors…and Responds (2018)   Employee Owned Small Businesses in Washington DC  

Bonfire Media Collective – Philadelphia, PA

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Industry: Media Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Number of employees: 10 Became employee owned: 2018 Assistance: Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance Learn more bonfire.coop Generocity – 3 local gov staffers are studying other cities’ co-ops to boost Philly’s democratic biz economy Generocity – Media Mobilizing Project is bringing the heat with new sister org Bonfire Media Collective (2018) Next City […]

Capital Home Care Cooperative – Olympia, WA

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Industry: Home Care Location: Olympia, Washington Number of employees: 4 Became employee owned: 2018 Assistance from: Northwest Cooperative Development Center Learn more www.capitalhomecare.coop NWCDC – Welcome Capital Homecare Cooperative! (2018) NWCDC – Capital Home Care Cooperative (video) (2018) Senior Action Network – First Homecare Cooperative Opens Its Doors for Business (2018) Thurston Talk – A […]

PWA Handyman – Philadelphia, PA

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Industry: Construction Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Number of employees: 8 Became employee owned: 2017 Assistance: Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance Learn more pwahandymen.com Next City – Worker Co-ops Catch on in Philadelphia (2018) PACA – Unstoppable How cooperative businesses are transforming communities (video) (2017) PACA – 20→20 Spotlight: Cooperativa PWA (2016) Video Employee Owned Small Businesses in Pennsylvania Employee Owned […]

Tightshift Laboring Cooperative – Washington, DC

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Industry: Temporary Labor Location: Washington, DC Number of employees: 11 Became employee owned: 2016  Learn more https://www.tightshift.com/ Capital Impact Partners – Supporting Financial Inclusion for Returning Citizens (2019) Street Sense Media – Co-op Tightshift gives ex-prisoners a new way to work (2019) Next City – Spreading the Good News of Worker-Owned Businesses in D.C. (2018) […]

Scruf Pet Care Collective – Oakland, CA

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Industry: Pet Services Location: Oakland, California Number of employees: 3 Became employee owned: 2016 Assistance: Sustainable Economies Law Center, Project Equity Learn more https://scruf.coop/ The Model Mutt – Announcing Your Scruf Pet Care Collective (2016)   Employee Owned Small Businesses in Pet Services Employee Owned Small Businesses in Washington, DC Employee Owned Small Businesses Assisted by […]

Peninsula Home Care – Port Townsend, WA

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Industry: Home Care Location: Port Townsend, Washington Number of employees: 21 Became employee owned: 2016 Assistance from: Northwest Cooperative Development Center Learn more www.peninsulahomecare.coop Peninsula Homecare Cooperative – A Start-up Case Study (2018) Capital Impact Partners – Harnessing the Cooperative Model to Create Quality Jobs for Aging Workers (2018) Capital Impact Partners – Creating Quality […]

Peachy Green Clean – Athens, GA

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Industry: Cleaning Location: Athens, Georgia Number of employees: 6 Became employee owned: 2015 Learn more www.peachygreencleancoop.com FiveSeventy – Peachy Green Clean Co-op   Employee Owned Small Businesses in Cleaning Employee Owned Small Businesses in Georgia