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


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


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