Source: May-June issue of USDA’s Rural Cooperatives magazine. In the article “Co-op Development Action: USDA co-op funds leveraged to create resident-owned communities.”, on page 29 and 47 is discussion about the MSC Fund, its support for conversions of mobile home parks to cooperatives, and CDF’s March forum on energy efficient cooperative manufactured housing.
There’s a new type of senior housing coming to Indianola. In spring of 2013 Vintage Hills is slated to open a new expansion to its facility with the addition of the Vintage Hills Cooperative. Ground was broken for the new addition May 8. “A cooperative is another, more independent option for seniors,” said Shona Schmall, […]
Faced with soaring health care costs and shrinking Medicare andMedicaid financing, nursing home operators are closing some facilities and embracing an emerging model of care that allows many elderly patients to remain in their homes and still receive the medical and social services available in institutions. The rapid expansion of this new type of care comes at a […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 29th 2011 CONTACT: Liz Bailey 703.302.8093 Lbailey@cdf.coop Funds Available for U.S. Cooperative Recovery from Natural Disasters Merger of the CDF and Northcountry Disaster Recovery Funds Arlington, VA—Citing the need to pool resources and efficiently help members of the U.S. cooperative community recover when natural disasters strike, the Cooperative Development Foundation (CDF) […]
(Washington, DC) The Nationwide Foundation in Columbus, OH has awarded a grant of $90,000 to the Cooperative Development Foundation. It will be used for CDF’s cooperative innovation initiatives and for administration of the United Co-op Appeal, a workplace giving campaign that benefits cooperative development organizations. Part of the grant will also benefit the National Cooperative […]
Local housing advocates secure victory Written by Samuel A. Cohen Aggie News Writer Published on Feb 18, 2010 Many California workers will have a new resource when it comes to affordable housing. The California Legislature unanimously voted in favor of AB 1246, which Gov. Schwarzenegger later signed. Rep. Dave Jones (D-Sacramento) authored the new bill […]