Application form: Stage 1

Please note there two stages when applying to The Hive:

  1. Complete this form (stage one) over two pages and submit.
  2. Based on your answers in stage one, an email will be sent from [email protected] to the email address provided. Please click on the link in this email to complete the final stage of your application.

Hive Application About You...

                                               Organisation Information

Your Case Reference number would start with the letter S and contain 5 numbers

If you would like to find out more about membership please visit webpage:

                                                      Contact Details
Please can you provide your full contact details below:

                                                              Social Media

Co-operatives UK would like to follow/engage with you on your journey through this process. Please help us do this by providing as many of the below social media links that you can.

                                                           Online Community

Have you received any other funding or support, for example from Power to Change over the past 12 months? If so please provide details and values below.
Funder Value

We offer a range of one-to-one advice and peer mentoring support packages for new groups and existing Co-ops.                                                                                                                            Visit to determine which of our support packages is most appropriate for you based on the different stage of setting up or developing your co-operative or social business.

Please Note All Successful Applicants will be asked to pay a fee of £100 - if you are a Co-operative UK Member then the fee will be reduced to £75 (both figures include VAT).

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Updated: 25/09/2017