Columinate experts make a difference each day. Our consultants provide clarity and confidence in moments of change, by providing effective tools designed for our communities.

Expert Partners

Who support co-ops & purpose driven organizations

Flexible Approach

Tailoring proven strategies around your goals

Connected Team

Working together to empower community

Sustainable Success

Outfitting organizations for enduring impact

Mission-driven organizations are unique. Our custom programs and strategies are tailored to meet the increasingly complex and diverse needs of cooperatives.

Our consultants share strategies, tools, and skills to help organizations build and empower community. Columinate consultants light the way forward.

Columinate helps co-ops and purpose-driven organizations form the foundation of strong communities.

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Our Approach

You need a partner that shares your purpose and our consultants are ready to develop the right solution for you.

We understand that mission-driven organizations do meaningful and important work for your communities. Your contributions are invaluable and we are here to help you thrive.

Columinate consultants approach each project with a deep understanding of your organization, along with a collaborative spirit and a commitment to your success. We are a consulting cooperative that offers strategies, tools, and skills to help purpose-driven organizations build and empower community.

We partner you with an expert consultant to help you assess issues, develop strategic solutions, manage performance and successfully execute projects.

Columinate shares your purpose and understands how you work. We tailor each solution to the unique opportunities and challenges your organization faces.

Startup Support

Whether you’re growing your organization or a startup, Columinate supports you at each stage.

Columinate supports the four cornerstones in a simple development model for startup co-ops and organizations. 

We recognize mission-driven organizations exist to build and maintain a support system that enables a faster and more effective startup process.

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We support startups through:

  • Feasibility and planning
  • Member outreach and orientation
  • Implementation

Grow Your Business

We grow stronger together, leveraging our combined resources as co-ops, community organizations and consultants. Organizations of any size or any stage benefit from Columinate consultants’ expertise, and as your business grows, so does Columinate’s support.

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We support organizations through:

  • Expansion readiness and alignment
  • Feasibility of your project
  • Planning and building capacity

Cultivate Your Community

Columinate understands that building community is your competitive advantage.

Ownership is what distinguishes your organization from other businesses, which creates value. Our services help co-ops and mission-driven organizations build member investment and loyalty.  

When you cultivate community, members and employees will be inspired and motivated to be a part of your organizational mission.

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We support organizations through:

  • Member/ownership program
  • Membership development
  • Equity requirements and structure

Develop Your Leaders

High-performing organizations are focused on engaging and nurturing their leadership.

Your organizational leadership impacts all aspects of your business relationships, including staff, board of directors and members.

Columinate will help you hire the right person you need to achieve your goals. Our coaching program supports staff engagement and accountability, along with improving long term leadership capabilities.

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We support organizations through:

  • Leadership coaching and development
  • Hiring talent
  • Mentoring
  • Board governance and Cooperative Board Leadership support

Build Workplace Culture

Employees and members thrive with a strong organizational culture.

The key to any successful organization is to have a culture based on a shared set of beliefs that are supported by strategy, operational structure and leadership.

Columinate can help develop a tailored solution, designed to foster culture and promote workplace engagement.

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We support organizations through:

  • Team engagement
  • Custom training programs
  • Owner engagement

Improve Operations

Strengthening your current operations is essential when planning for growth. Columinate helps organizations create extraordinary member experiences, all designed to drive strong financial performance.

Columinate is here to assist your organization in creating a memorable experience for your members. In addition to merchandising and promotions, our services address operational activities that can build profitability and capacity.

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We support organizations through:

  • Product development
  • Labor management
  • Governance

Our Commitment

Columinate is committed to helping your organization. We will design the right solutions to help your organization thrive.

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