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Keystone Development Center

Welcome to the Keystone Development Center (KDC).  KDC has been working with emerging, start-up and established cooperatives and businesses throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region for many years.  We provide quality research and business development support.  Our experienced team of cooperative and business development specialists can support you and your group from development through to operations.

If you are new to cooperatives, we suggest you begin with the Getting Started page in our Resources section.  At any time, feel free to fill out our request for assistance form and someone will contact you directly to answer questions and provide additional information.

Success Stories

Posted: 08/11/2014 The Clean Energy Cooperative

The Clean Energy Cooperative is entering an exciting new phase with its official launch of business. In early August 2014, the Co-op began an equity drive with the goal of initiating its first project. Check out their new...

Category: Success Stories


Posted: 08/11/2014 Meet our New Board President

It is our pleasure to introduce you to Hannah Smith-Brubaker, our new KDC Board President. Hannah is both a farmer and a leader in representing the important issues farmers in Pennsylvania are facing.

KDC: What is your...

Category: Interviews

Tips for Developers

Posted: 08/11/2014 Finding Data

One of the cooperative developer’s biggest challenges can be finding data. Frequently this need is related to feasibility studies or the due diligence process where insights into the market demographics along with potential...

Category: Tips for Co-op Developers


200 Trinity Road
York, PA 17408

The Keystone Development Center (KDC) has a mission to sustain communities, economies, and resources through cooperatively-owned businesses.

We gratefully acknowledge funding support for this website from the United States Department of Agriculture. Keystone Development Center is an equal opportunity employer and service provider.