Will you help us open the doors to the co-op?

Our growth needs community support.

It is very inspiring to see the commitment of our owners to keep our project moving along AND to welcome new owners to the family.    Even in challenging times like this, we know we can count on each other to continue driving the momentum of our co-op forward.

As we head to 850 owners we move unto the next stages of co-op growth.  We have identified  702 York Street as the  #1 contender  site for the ultimate co-op location.  We are planning for an online store as a first step in making select locally produced food available and we must keep raising funds - to have enough in our bank account to keep moving forward. 


It will take some real money to open an online store and to remodel a site into an amazing co-op, prepare it to suit shopper needs, hire a great team to operate the store, and ultimately open the doors.

We are confident in the enthusiasm and support of our fabulous owners, donors, community and businesses.

Remember:  Every dollar given is a dollar for our community.  Together we grow and provide good food on our family tables.  Together we provide food security.  Together, we are the Clipper City Co-op.  


Please help us continue the progress by making a contribution today.  Big or small, every dollar helps and is needed.


As always, we appreciate you and are most grateful for your support.

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We need your help.

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Want to know the co-op story?  We have a great one.  It's all about perseverance, commitment to community and passion.  Click here. 

Happy Shoppers

We'd Love to Answer Your QUESTIONS!

We're sure you have questions about our fundraising program. 

We're happy to provide answers for you so you can see why your donation is a solid investment.


Click box below to see FAQ.

Have a question?  Send us an email.






We need many hands to help with the many tasks to fundraising.  

Whether you are great at clerical work, making phone calls, writing thank you notes, entering computer data, doing social media posts, designing graphics, speaking to groups........we have a spot for you and would warmly welcome your talents on the fundraising team.



An OWNER LOAN is a unique feature of a co-op that allows owners, 18 or older who reside in the state of Wisconsin, to make an unsecured monetary loan to the co-op and receive interest bearing pay-back.  Loans can be made starting at $1,000 with no maximum.  This is a great way to contribute and make a wise financial investment.

If this sounds interesting to you, click below to read the general brochure, FAQ and the owner loan submission form.  

Send your form to: 


Thank you!



make aGIFT OR  DONATion


You can make a monetary contribution to the Co-op in a way that suits you and your family best.  We have two options available for you.


If you choose to make a GIFT to the co-op we'd be thrilled!  You would simply write a check to Clipper City Co-op and mail it to PO Box 1401, Manitowoc WI, 54221-1401.  Or, you can make an online gift as well by clicking below.   Because the co-op is a Chapter 193 business, a gift is not  tax deductible.





If you prefer to make a tax-deductible DONATION to the Co-op we have made arrangements for that option

through our fiscal sponsor, Cooperative Development Fund of CDS.  They work with many co-ops to assist in fund raising in this manner.

The Fund meets the requirements for a 501(c)3 organization.   You can make a donation online below or write a  check made out to Cooperative Development Fund of CDS with a notation of Clipper City Co-op on the check and mail to us at PO Box 1401 Manitowoc, WI


"When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, we are blessed"  

Maya Angelo