Projects that have a clearly defined scope


If your cooperative needs to hire a marketing consultant or graphic designer to help develop a marketing plan or revamp your image.


If your cooperative needs a business consultant to develop a business plan, set up Client Relationship System (sales, invoice, operations) or Startup Support. 



If your cooperative needs to hire a consultant to help create employee manuals, implement payroll protocols, employee benefits or any other HR need.


If your cooperative needs to hire an independent mediator to help facilitate a conflict resolution process.


If your cooperative needs to hire a consultant or trainer to train members internally on a specific and pressing need. 


If your cooperative has any other another project that requires hiring a consultant or professional services provider can with a clearly defined scope. 


Max Amount Covered by Grant


Grants Available

May 30th


QUALIFICATIONS and priorities...

These grants can be accessed by

    • Any worker cooperative located in NYC. Pre-start up, startup or an operating worker-owned businesses.
    • These grants can only be used for payment of professional services.
    • Cooperatives that have a follow-up plan and create room in their budgets for these needs in future years if this will be a recurring need

Priority will be given to

      • Needs that are not filled by other service providers or P6 Direct Srvices Program providers (Bookkeeping (ABC) , Website Support (Glocal), Printing (Radix), Screenprinting (Luv Custom Prints).
      • Cooperatives that haven't received grants in past years.


  1. Applicants fill out Application - Feel free to reach out if you have questions/need support to fill out this application
  2. NYC NoWC Staff reviews application
  3. NYCNoWC staff schedule a conversation with participants
  4. If approved, Applicants fill out a Scope of Service Form 
  5. Applicants negotiate the terms with participants. NYCNoWC will do our best to make referals where we can, but applicants have control over their own hiring.
  6. NYCNoWC hires/pays the consultant directly, with approved contract
  7. Applicants fill out report back form no later than 1 month after contract.  We want to hear how it went! If your consultant is good, we will recommend to others.  It will also be helpful to know if they were not a good fit and concerns that came up during the process.  
  8. NYCNoWC staff and applicant will have a follow up call about how it went.  


Questions?  Contact pablo@nycworker.coop.


Consulting services are now within reach!

From market research, design, conflict resolution, business development we cover it all.

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To apply for our consultant fund, please fill the application bellow

Cooperative Sustainability Fund Application

Please complete the follow form in order to apply for our Fund.

Applicación para el Fondo de Sustentabilidad Cooperativa

Llene el siguiente formulario para soliticar asistencia a traves de nuestro fondo.

Organisation Contact | Contacto Principal

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Questions | Preguntas

¿Cuál es su plan de seguimiento después del consultor para asegurarse de que el proyecto tenga efectos a largo plazo?
¿Cuál es el desafío que intenta resolver con este consultor?  
¿Cómo resolverá este consultor este reto?  
¿Necesitará este tipo de consultor nuevamente? ¿Cómo está creando espacio en su presupuesto para años futuros para esta necesidad futura?
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