GWCEO preserves legacy businesses, increases the quality of jobs, and builds community wealth throughout the Greater Washington area.

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Two women connect to discuss employee ownership at D.C. Co-op Day.

Advisory Services

Our services are designed to provide you with the tools to help you convert, start, and grow an employee-owned business. Sign up for a free, individualized counseling session with one of our Small Business Advisors.

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Food cooperative member-owner, Steve Seuser, attends D.C. Co-op Day.

Workshops & Events

Attend one of our upcoming events to learn more about employee ownership, and connect with other businesses and experts.

AMAR Group, a D.C.-based legacy business, receives Wacif financing.
AMAR Group, a D.C.-based legacy business, receives Wacif financing.

Business Financing

Wacif will work with you to find the best financing possible to fit the unique needs and goals of your employee-owned business. Our financial products range from micro loans to emergency funding and financing options.

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D.C. Co-op Impact Grant recipient Earthbound Building Cooperative.

Annual D.C. Co-op Impact Grant

Our annual partner grant program with Capital Impact Partners is dedicated to advancing the growth of emerging and existing cooperatively-owned businesses.

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