Join the CCIN to be part of a growing and influential network of councils committed to developing a new relationship with citizens.

There is a growing interest, across the political spectrum, in how to share power and responsibility with citizens, support the development of community and civic life and find more cost-effective ways to create successful and resilient communities.

By becoming part of the network you will:

  • access the latest ideas and thinking about putting Cooperative principles into practice
  • position your council as an innovator
  • help to influence policy thinking at a national level
  • share examples of projects and initiatives and learn from others about what works
  • co-produce tools and techniques to support the development of cooperative approaches
  • be invited to Cooperative Conferences around the country where you can meet and work with peers
  • join an officer network who are leading the development of new approaches
  • have access to a cadre of ambitious political leaders who are trying to bring change to their communities
  • access a growing body of resources on the CCIN website
  • join the debate on our active social media platforms
  • access our multi-supplier Dynamic Purchasing System of specialist organisations to help you develop policy, implement prototypes and build capacity when you need to move quickly and flexibly
  • profile your council’s achievements nationally.