Do You Need a Business Mentor?


The CAP Mentorship helps pair cooperatives with experienced small business leaders and industry experts to coach and troubleshoot issues around growing and pivoting your business. We provide mentors a $1,500 stipend to support the cooperatives through a 5 month period.  The cooperative can choose the mentor they prefer to work with.  Each selected mentor will nurture and guide one growing worker-owned business in reaching its goals.

Why Mentorship?

Small businesses with a mentor succeed at twice the national average. Mentors can:  Share their unique skills and knowledge with values-driven worker-owned businesses, Help growing worker-owned businesses overcome challenges and obstacles.

$1,500 Stipend 


Applications are currently closed. Please stay tuned for more information early spring 2021.

Mentors will be required

  • Attend an hour orientation
  • Provide 20-25 hours of mentorship over a 5-month period to help a mentee troubleshoot challenges
  • Connect the mentee with your broader network and encourage strategic networking
  • Provide feedback on the mentorship program to improve its effectiveness