About Twin Pines

Since 1964 TPCF has administered over $2.5 million dollars in grant programs going towards the development of many types of cooperatives. During its forty year history TPCF has successfully administered almost different fifty grants. The main sources of grants to TPCF have been: the federal government, the State of California, the University of California, the National Cooperative Bank Development Corporation, the Japanese Consumer Cooperative Union, the MSI Foundation, Blooming Prairie Foundation, the Cooperative Foundation and a number of other foundations.

With grants from many sources both public and private TPCF has developed not only food coops but credit unions, cable television cooperatives, health cooperatives and housing cooperatives. No matter the range of our cooperative development activities we always pay special attention to the educational and development needs of food cooperatives.