Wellspring Cooperative

Ways To Get Involved

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We deeply appreciate all contributions towards developing our work and furthering our impact. No donation is too small or large. All contributions are tax-deductible. Use the button below to pay through PayPal or by credit card. 

If you prefer to pay by check, please make it payable to Wellspring Cooperative and mail to: Wellspring Cooperative, PO Box 51116, Springfield, MA 01151

Donations count towards annual membership dues unless you specify that you just want to make a donation. The membership form is available below. THANK YOU!

Become a Member

Individuals and organizations that want to support and participate in Wellspring’s work are invited to fill out a membership form. Those located in the western Massachusetts counties of Franklin, Hampshire, or Hampden may join as voting members, while members from outside the region are welcome to participate but cannot vote. This ensures that control over Wellspring remains local.

Member Rights:

  • Members have a voice on the direction of Wellspring’s work through participation in committees and other Wellspring initiatives
  • Members can bring proposals for consideration to the General Assembly.
  • Local members can vote and run for the Board

Member Responsibilities: 

  • Sign a membership agreement that indicates support of Wellspring’s vision and goals
  • Designate a representative and an alternative representative (for organizations only)
  • Attend the annual General Assembly and other membership meetings as appropriate
  • Read and respond to correspondence.
  • Pay sliding scale membership dues. Dues support the work of the organization, and members are asked to contribute as they are able.

Membership Process:

To become a member, individuals and organizations submit a membership application form and pay annual dues as able. Membership dues are set on a sliding scale so as not to exclude anyone. To become a member, individuals can use the link provided below to complete the form. Organizations can complete the PDF form below. For membership dues, use the link provided in the Individual Membership online form or make a check payable to Wellspring Cooperative Corporation and mail to Wellspring Cooperative, PO Box 51116, Springfield, MA 01151. Please put "membership" on the check note. Organizations can also send the PDF form by email to: wellspringcoops@gmail.com.


Stay informed

To receive information about Wellspring events and news, please subscribe above or send an email with your name and email to wellspringcoops@gmail.com.


How you can plug into Wellspring work.

Join a committee:

  • Cooperative Network Committee - researches formation of new co-op businesses and networks
  • Development Committee — oversees fundraising
  • Finance Committee — keeps our finances in order
  • Communications — responsible for getting the word out about Wellspring, co-ops, and related work
  • Labor-Co-op Committee — brings together labor movement activists and unions with the co-op movement
  • Education & Training Committee

Help out on a specific task, event, project:

Here are some current needs, but if you have a particular interest or skill that you're willing to contribute, please let us know.

  • Photography
  • Host a house party — we can provide a model and support
  • Like us on Facebook
  • Follow us on Instagram

To volunteer your time or skills, contact us at wellspringcoops@gmail.com.

Thank you!