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State Employee Ownership Centers

A list of independent state centers for employee ownership state by state. 

International Employee Ownership Centers and Federations

A list of employee ownership centers and federations by coutry.


Organizations, Associations and Institutes focused on employee ownership:


National Center for Employee Ownership

The National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) is a nonprofit organization that has been supporting the employee ownership community since 1981. Its mission is to help employee ownership thrive. They generate original research, facilitate the exchange of best practices through live and online events, feature current writing by experts, and help employee ownership companies build ownership cultures where employees think and act like owners.

Beyster Institute

The Beyster Institute at UC San Diego’s Rady School of Management works to advance the understanding and practice of employee ownership as an effective and responsible business model. They focus on education, research and consulting to promote employee ownership and the creation of effective ownership cultures.

ESOP Association

The ESOP Association is the only organization that advocates on behalf of all ESOP companies. Dedicated to education, the ESOP Association attracts more than 10,000 people annually to its 18 chapters and five national meetings—including the Las Vegas Conference & Trade Show, which is the largest ESOP event in the world.

NJ/NY Center for Employee Ownership

The New Jersey/New York Center for Employee Ownership (NJ/NYCEO) promotes better understanding of the values of employee ownership among business leaders, public officials, employees, members of the media, students, teachers, nonprofit leaders, consumers, and other persons and organizations in New Jersey and New York.

Democracy at Work Institute

The mission of the Democracy at Work Institute is to expand the worker cooperative model to reach communities most directly affected by social and economic inequality, specifically people of color, recent immigrants, and low-wage workforces.

Employee Ownership News

Employee Ownership News showcases employee-owned companies, disseminates research and analysis, and provides a forum for employee ownership practitioners to share best practices. It is an online publication of Fifty by Fifty.