Why I Donate

Co-op and credit union staff and members around Canada contribute to CDF so that other communities here and in the developing world can experience the profound effects of this time-tested approach to economic sustainability and social democracy.

Here, some of our donors and volunteers share their experiences with international co-operative development:

I donate because...

“...I have seen and experienced firsthand the great work that CDF does to build co-operatives and communities in other parts of the world and I wanted to personally help with that development.” Meet Eric Dillon >

I donate because...

“...it supports co-operative development in Canada and abroad.” Meet Alexandra Wilson >

I donate because…

“...it supports international co-operative development.” Meet Paul Kelly >

Our employees give because…

“...we understand that as a co-op, it is critically important to engage employees in the commonality of the co-operative model.” Meet Michael Barrett >