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Our Partners

At the Center for Economic Democracy, we partner with 

Social and

Cooperative Enterprises

to support and scale their capacity to meet community needs and build community power, in partnership with grassroots movements

Grassroots Organizations

to grow local capacity for democratic self-governance and

to develop strategies for building long term economic, political

and cultural power

Foundations and

Impact Investors

to reimagine and shift funding practices to be more accountable and reparative to communities and movements

Our Local Partners

in Greater Boston and Massachusetts

Fiscally Sponsored Groups and Funds

Solidarity Economy Initiative (SEI)

Grassroots Circle

Alternatives for Community and Environment (ACE)

Greater Boston Community Land Trust Network

Brazilian Women’s Group

Center for Cooperative Development and Solidarity (CCDS)


City Life / Vida Urbana

& Boston Neighborhood Community Land Trust


Chinese Progressive Association (CPA)

 & Chinatown Community Land Trust


Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI) 

& Greater Boston Community Land Trust Network


Matahari Womens Worker Center

Neighbor to Neighbor (N2N)

Neighbors United for a Better East Boston (NUBE)


New England United for Justice (NEU4J)

Solidarity Philanthropy Learning Circle Funders

Access Strategies Fund

Boston Impact Initiative

Christopher Reynolds Foundation

Episcopal City Mission 

Hyams Foundation  

Josephine and Louise Crane Foundation


Solidago Foundation

TSNE MissionWorks

Coalition for Worker Ownership and Power (COWOP)


Beautiful Solutions

Boston Center for Community Ownership (BCCO)


Cooperative Development Institute (CDI)

Cooperative Fund of New England (CFNE)

Cooperation Worcester

CoLab Cooperative

ICA Group

Massachusetts Mesh Network

Samara Collective

US Federation of Worker Cooperatives (USFWC)

MASS Solidarity Economy Network 


Worcester Roots

Local Collaborative Projects and Study Groups

Boston Charter Reform Study Group 


Boston Divest Reinvest Campaign 


Boston Space Ecosystem


PILOT Action Group


Innovative Sustainable Housing Initiative (ISHI) Project

with Boston Ujima Project

Right to the City

City Life / Vida Urbana

Our National Partners

National Training and Capacity Building Partners


Beautiful Solutions

Boston Ujima Project

Center for Popular Economics (CPE)

Center for Story Based Strategy (CSS)

Chordata Capital


Common Future (formerly BALLE)

Cooperation Humboldt 


Facilitating Power


Highlander Center

Intelligent Mischief 

Justice Funders

National Economic & Social Rights Initiative (NESRI)

Movement Generation

Movement NetLabs

Movement Network Ecologist 

Movement Strategy Center

New Economy Coalition (NEC)

Nwamaka Agbo Consulting 

People's Hub

Teaching Democracy

Transform Finance

United for a Fair Economy (UFE)

University of Massachusetts at Amherst

US Federation of Worker Coops

US Solidarity Economy Network (USSEN)

National Philanthropy and Investment Partners

Arnow Family

Boston Impact Initiative

Chordata Capital

Chorus Foundation

Echoing Green

Fund for Democratic Communities (F4DC)

Justice Funders

Nathan Cummings Foundation (NCF)

Neighborhood Funders Group (NFG)

Novo Foundation

RSF Social Finance

The Runway Project

Seed Commons

Thriving Resilient Communities Collaborative (TRCC)

The Workers Lab

The Working World (TWW)

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