"Accounting Best Practices for Food Co-ops: A Primer" is an excellent and concise (14-page) summary in four sections: balance sheet, income statement, internal control, and cash management.
The new Primer is composed of a four-part series by Bruce Mayer, Peg Nolan, and Steve Wolfe that appeared in Cooperative Grocer during 2011 and 2012.
"Cooperation Begins With You: An orientation handbook for student housing cooperative boards of directors."
Written by Karin Evans for the North American Students of Coopration, Copyright 1981.
This resource includes several templates for cooperative business plans from actual housing cooperatives in North America. Other references provided are a blueprint for the development process, of which the business plan is a part, and a cooperative business plan presentation given at the 2009 NASCO Institute.
Informal commentary on creating simple, accessible budgets for small coops.
Table of Contents
Strategies for Expansion 2
Obtaining Financing 7
Financing Sources 8
A: Property Information 10
B: Pro Forma: 505 West Green Street 12
This presentation was given by Steve Dubb of the Democracy Collaborative at NASCO's 2008 Cooperative Education and Training Institute.