The Center for Community-based Enterprise provides technical assistance, education and collaboration to build a new solidarity economy in Detroit of local cooperatives and community-based enterprises.


Technical Assistance

We connect clients with business development and legal services, including feasibility studies, business planning, marketing, succession planning, incorporations, bylaws and contracts

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We publish tool kits for community-based entrepreneurs, maintain a clearinghouse on cooperative resources, and conduct educational workshops for community groups

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We organize monthly potlucks of the Detroit Cooperative Community, facilitate partnerships between entrepreneurs and businesses, and serve as a central hub for Detroit’s cooperative ecosystem

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Join us in building a new economy that is democratic, just, and sustainable.