Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada is here to help you navigate the Investment Readiness Program (IRP)

Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada is proud to be an ecosystem builder and to facilitate access to the federal government’s Investment Readiness Program (IRP) for co-operatives and mutuals, recognized as social purpose organizations. This program has financed the development of co-operatives so that they can maximize their impact and their importance in the community.

How can CMC help you grow your impact?


Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada

Co-operatives and mutuals, a national network of unlimited potential!

Designated by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) as an ecosystem builder within the Investment Readiness Program (IRP), CMC:

  • encourages co-operatives to participate in the IRP
  • facilitates access to IRP funding for co-operatives
  • ensures that the needs of the co-operative sector and the strengths of its business model are considered by all IRP partners