CDI Request for Assistance

Greetings from the Cooperative Development Institute. CDI is a nonprofit organization with a mission to build a cooperative economy through the creation and development of successful cooperative enterprises and networks in diverse communities in New England and New York. 
CDI provides a number of free and fee-for-service offerings to assist individuals and organizations with building cooperatives in Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York. For details see
Please fill out and submit this form to let us know how we can help you with your cooperative business, venture or start-up plans. Thank you.

Wishing you the best of luck with your endeavors...


Noemi Giszpenc
Executive Director
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Steering Committee

Equal Opportunity Statement

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at

Thank you

Thank you for sharing this information with us. Please know all information will remain confidential to CDI--we will only share information that you have given us permission to share. If you'd like to send requested materials to us, please mail them to us at:
Cooperative Development Institute
PO Box 1051
Northampton, MA 01061-1051

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We look forward to assisting you with your endeavor!

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