We've received a significant funding boost from Central England Co-operative, who've donated £15,000 towards our training and project work in the UK and across the globe.

The donation comes at a key time for us, with a new leadership team now in place and plans underway to develop a strategy that meets the needs of the co-operative movement and beyond in a post covid world.

Jim Watts, Central England Co-operative Society Secretary, said:

All of us at Central England are delighted to have been able to support the College and its work in this way. As one of the key principles of co-operation, education is crucial to not just our co-operative movement but society as a whole. In addition to installing the College as our learning provider of choice, we look forward to strengthening our relationship and would encourage all organisations across the movement to use the College’s wide range of services.

Neil Calvert, CEO and Principal, Co-operative College said:

We are extremely grateful to Central England Co-operative for their support, both financially and also in the form of their ongoing commitment to work in partnership with the College. Our new leadership team is already hard at work developing our new and enhanced learning offer, and this donation will go a long way towards helping us bring those plans to fruition to benefit co-operators at home and abroad.

As a small education charity, donations are vital in helping us continue our life changing work. If you'd like to donate any amount, no matter how big or small, you can do so here.

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