Creating a better, fairer, more co-operative Wales

Since 1982, we’ve helped to strengthen and empower Welsh communities by supporting the growth of co-operatives and social enterprises, and by collaboratively delivering projects that provide skills and tackle exclusion.

Who we are

Get our help

Whatever your cause, we want to help you increase your impact. Whether you need help growing your social enterprise, empowering your community, or tackling exclusion, we know someone who can help.

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    Support available

    Our friendly team of experts can offer free advice and support across a wide range of areas.

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    What we do

    We have been at the heart of Wales’s vibrant social economy since 1982, bringing funders and partners together to make our communities more confident, ambitious, and more co-operative.

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    Consultancy Services

    Our consultancy team here at Wales Cooperative Centre has developed a unique service to help organisations, in the public, private and third sector to maximise social impact.

Tech Fest for Social Good (14 - 18 June 2021)

Our week long virtual festival is back again as part of Digital Leaders week to celebrate and showcase the benefits of digital technology for social good!

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News and opinion

We are a voice for the social economy in Wales. Our blogs and opinion pieces feature expert voices from across the sector and keep you up to date with our work here in Wales.

Social Business Wales Awards 2021

The Social Business Wales Awards are back, and you're invited! Find out if you, or your social enterprise is eligible to win a cash prize, boost your reputation, become the pride of your community and inspire a nation to do business better.

Find out more and apply

Get Involved

We believe that co-operation is the key to creating a brighter future for Wales and there are many ways for you to join us and make a difference.

  • Become a member

    By becoming a member of the Wales Co-operative Centre, you can access exclusive benefits and help build the social business sector in Wales.

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    Current vacancies

    As a centre of excellence we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice, valuing all of our employees and working co-operatively to make Wales a better place.

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    Contact us

    Please get in touch, we look forward to hearing from you.

Social Leaders Cymru

Fully funded leadership and management series for the social sector in Wales in 2021/22.

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