How It All Started

Board Member David McConnell talks about how The Back Office Cooperative began with some innovative organizations.


Key Reasons to Join

Dorri McWhorter, CEO for YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago discusses the key benefits of membership.


Everyone Benefits

Joe Vanyo, COO for United Way of Metopolitan Chicago discusses how joining BOC has helped them better serve their partner agencies.

Unlock savings that will help your nonprofit thrive.

Our team of experts has helped nonprofits across the country strategically reduce administrative costs without sacrificing service and quality. The Back Office Cooperative partners with members to identify meaningful savings and free up cash for staff, special projects, services, and more.


Featured Blog Posts

BOC Featured in Crain's Chicago Business

March 23, 2017

One Hope United, a social services agency for children who have been abused or otherwise traumatized, ended 2016 with a small surplus. David McConnell, its chief financial officer, credits Back Office Cooperative.

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See what our members are saying…


“We have saved more than $1 million in our five years with The Back Office Cooperative.”

Ric Estrada
CEO, Metropolitan Family Services

“With BOC’s guidance we were able to substantially reduce cost in the areas of insurance and office supplies.”

Mario Perez
Executive Directo, El Hogar Del Niño

“Within the first month, we started to see significant savings of 10-75% on basic purchases.”

Art Mollenhauer
CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Chicago

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