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Membership Form for Organizations

We strongly encourage any organization that fits the following criteria to become a COCo member. Believe in and support COCo’s mission and role; Value developing a meaningful relationship with COCo; Are a not-for-profit group (registered/incorporated or not); Are community-based Note: After submitting the form, please scroll back to the top of the page to see […]

Individual Membership Form

Individuals can also become members of COCo, if they have demonstrated involvement in community organizations or social movements and are approved by our Board of Directors. We strongly encourage individuals to apply below to become part of our organization! Loading…

February 2018 E-Bulletin

Welcome to COCo’s February 2018 E-bulletin! Si vous voulez lire notre contenu en français, cliquez ici.  COCo Note Thinking about Land Acknowledgements? Here Are Some Resources Recently, the COCo team put aside a few hours to dig into some questions that have been on our minds for a while. One of those questions was how COCo […]

December 2017 E-Bulletin

Welcome to COCo’s December 2017 E-Bulletin! Le bulletin du COCO est distribué en anglais. Pour voir ce contenu en français, SVP visitez notre blogue, ici!  COCo Note What does collective struggle look like for community organizations? Last week, one of our staff members attended a full day conversation between community groups about the possibility of […]

November 2017 E-Bulletin

Welcome to COCo’s Month Year E-bulletin COCo Note COCo is Pulling Out of the Commission on Systemic Racism Following considerable deliberation among our staff, Board, and partners, COCo has decided to pull out of the governmental commission on systemic racism- or rather, as it is now called, the “Forum Validating Diversity and the Fight Against […]

Innoweave announces discontinuation of the Cloud Computing module: next round will be the last

Innoweave, an initiative of the McConnell Foundation that helps community groups assess and implement new and innovative social change approaches through a series of innovative modules, has announced that they are calling to a halt the popular Cloud Computing module. This module allows interested community groups the chance to work with a Cloud Computing expert […]

Low-cost computers and tech accessories for Quebec non-profits

Great news! OPEQ and Insertech are offering low-cost computers and a wide range of tech accessories for Quebec non-profits. Over time, Ordinateurs pour les Écoles du Québec (OPEQ) have been helping non-profits by distributing over 200 000 computers and other technological supplies. How it works? OPEQ recycles donations from corporate partners or public institutions and […]

September 2017 E-Bulletin

Welcome to COCo’s September 2017 E–bulletin! COCo Note Conflict in Nonprofits is Hard, and We Need to Get Better at It We recently revamped a document we’ve been using for years here at COCo, the “Conflict Continuum”- one that we wanted to share more widely with the community groups in our network. The model seems pretty […]

August 2017 E-Bulletin

Welcome to COCo’s August 2017 E–bulletin! COCo Note Quebec Government Launches Commission on Systemic Racism, Calls for NonProfit Involvement Last week, the government announced it would launch a commission on systemic racism in the province, following months of lobbying from community groups and citizens (including us, here at COCo). For those who have been pushing for its […]

June 2017 E-Bulletin

Welcome to COCo’s June 2017 E–bulletin! COCo Note Accessibility Training for Facilitators and Educators Almost two years ago, COCo hosted a project called By and For Us: The Community at the Head of the Organization. That project focussed on the experiences of community organizations that are run by, or center the voices of the community they serve. […]