Co-op Communication Tools

We are developing and collecting communications tools to help us promote co-operatives and the principles that make us unique! They are free for you to download and use as you wish. Stay tuned for more tools you can adopt and share.


Co-operative Postcards - a series of fun cards with a co-op inspired message. Post them on your social media networks or download and print them off to distribute to your staff and members!

1. Co-ops are member-owned (JPEG)

2. Co-op Principles (JPEG)

3. Co-op Principle Six (JPEG)

4. Definition of Co-operative (JPEG)

5. Google search on co-operative (JPEG)

6. Co-ops are Awesome (JPEG)

7. Co-ops Build a Better World (JPEG)

8. Co-ops by the numbers (JPEG)

9. Don't be the same...be better! (JPEG)

10. A better way to do business (JPEG)

11. Co-op Loyalty Card (JPEG)


Co-operative Postcards - a series of cards on how OCA can help support co-operatives in all stages of development.

1. Who we are...(JPEG)

2. Become a Member (JPEG)

3. Starting a Co-op (JPEG)

4. Supporting Co-ops (JPEG)

5. Connecting Co-ops (JPEG)

6. Start, Grow, Connect Co-ops (JPEG)


You know your co-op is great — but does everyone else? Co-operatives First created 6 tips for marketing your co-op difference, which includes some great ideas on how to tell the world your co-operative is unique and why its worth supporting.