Join the Co-op

The Data Commons is recruiting new members for 2014!

Membership in the Data Commons Cooperative has these responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the movement for a cooperative economy
  • Maintain a data set that furthers the goals of the movement
  • Pursue the clear licensing of their data set for legal and effective sharing
  • Make a capital contribution as specified by the Board
  • Select an individual to act as a contact person to the cooperative

The rights of membership include

  • Access pooled data that is licensed as Members Only (rather than Open)
  • Receive basic implementation of Data Common tools and services for your organization (see tools and features in the member packet)
  • Govern the direction of new software development

The Data Commons Cooperative Member Packet gives the details (attached below).  Interested? Apply  for co-op membership now!