Cooperative Development Institute
Cooperative Development Institute (CDI) is the source for cooperative business development in the Northeast. CDI’s mission is to build a cooperative economy through the creation and development of successful cooperative enterprises and networks in diverse communities in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Maine, Rhode Island and New York. Our organization provides education, training and technical assistance to cooperatively-structured enterprises in all business sectors, including food, agriculture, forestry, fisheries, housing, energy, arts, retail, service, health. Founded in 1995, CDI is based in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, with a staff of 11 spread through five northeast states.