Shared Capital Cooperative was founded in 1978 by cooperative leaders in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul who were frustrated by the challenges local co-ops faced in getting financing from banks. Wanting to ensure that all co-ops would have access to capital, they decided to pool their extra cash to start a self-help, revolving loan fund. Shared Capital is a cooperative association, democratically owned and governed by its members, more than 175 cooperatives in over 30 states. Replace updated the name of this brand and designed this web experience to clearly speak to the core brand promise of “Building Economic Democracy”. The website is created to better define the brand mission and better invite the next generation of Cooperative Partners. Working closely with our treasured development partner, Room 34, Replace created this WordPress solution to better manage the data needs of this data driven financial organization.