Members voted to support Sailboat Project and its new venture, Sail Cargo South East (SCSE), with £1,000 towards the cost of developing a strategic brand identity.
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.
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.
SolidFund has voted to donate £3,750 to Creative Workers Co-operative (CWC) to help with the purchase of video production equipment.
By a unanimous vote on Loomio, SolidFund members approved a grant
Fund members voted to pledge £1,000 to a coop buyout crowdfunding by the employees of Natural Food Store in Diss, Norfolk, UK.
In 2016, SolidFund members agreed to underwrite a programme of events to inspire and educate young people and freelancers about organising in coops.
SolidFund supported Jonas Algers to attend the 2017 Platform Cooperativism conference in New York.
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.
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.
SolidFund members voted to underwrite the costs of running this year's Co-op Camp at the Green Gathering Festival.