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2018 autumn update

Members voted to support Sailboat Projectand its new venture, Sail Cargo South East (SCSE), with £1,000 towards the cost of developing a strategic brand identity.
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Laundry coop in Liverpool

North Liverpool residents are opening a new launderette in the Everton-Anfield area. It's a worker-community coop, so its members will be both employees and service users.
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Sending cooperators to Open:2018

Members agreed to budget up to £2,000 worth of bursary tickets and travel costs for low-income worker cooperators wanting to attend the Open:2018 two-day event.
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Backing CoTech's 2017 retreat

By a unanimous vote on Loomio, SolidFund members approved a grant to support this year's successful CoTech retreat.
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First buyout support by Solidfund

Fund members voted to pledge £1,000 to a coop buyout crowdfunding by the employees of Natural Food Store in Diss, Norfolk, UK.
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Platform Coops

SolidFund supported Jonas Algers to attend the 2017 Platform Cooperativism conference in New York.
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Supporting Altgen

Solidfund members discussed and agreed to make a contribution of just under £6,000 to Altgen, in support of its work to develop new programmes of support and education for young people wanting to be involved in worker cooperatives.
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Soup is cooking

November will see the first of a new type of event for the co-operative movement, based on the success of Community SOUP events in the United States.