Today we’ve released our #TheCoopWay Report, our annual review of ethics and sustainability for 2017. For the first time we’re launching alongside our Annual Report giving the full picture our financial and ethical performance.

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We’re sharing data on the money we’ve given to local causes through our Local Community Fund. We want to be open about where our members’ money is going and let others see the projects that Co-op members have supported.

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Important information for any local causes who have applied for our Local Community Fund.

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MaD Theatre Company was one of the many causes to receive a share. Rob shares his experience of being part of our fund. As a small charity we’re always on the lookout for funding opportunities to help with the work we do with the North Manchester community. I discovered the Local Community Fund last year […]

Our new TV advert airs this weekend and will show the nation why the Co-op really is a better way of doing business. The advert features some of the 4,000 local causes our members have been supporting through our new Co-op Membership rewards. We’ve worked with BAFTA award winning Director Shane Meadows to film some […]

I recently visited my local cause, the Rescue Me Animal Sanctuary. It was lovely to meet Steph and Heather from the charity and understand more about where my 1% community reward is going. We filmed a short video so we could encourage more Co-op Members to choose their local cause before 8 April; after which a new contingent of […]

Applications for the next round our Local Community Fund close on 25th January. We’ve had more than 4,500 applications, but we’re still looking for causes in many of our communities. Do you know a local charity, sports club, church, scout or guide group that needs funding for a project to benefit their community? We’ll be giving […]