America’s Credit Unions and Electric Co-ops Lead Support for Co-op Festival


America’s credit unions and electric co-ops are top level sponsors for NCBA CLUSA’s inaugural Co-op Festival on the grounds of the National Mall in Washington, D.C. September 30 – October 1, 2017—a celebration of the success, diversity and impact of the co-op business model.

At the Gold Level, we’re proud to partner with the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) with their sector partners. We’re also thrilled to announce that our Silver Level partners are ACE Hardware, Cabot Creamery and Organic Valley; and our Bronze Level partners are Cooperatives for a Better World (CBW), National Cooperative Bank (NCB), National Co+op Grocers (NCG).

Our Community and Village Level partners include the Cooperative Development Foundation (CDF), College Houses, CooperationWorks!,, Frontier Co-op, the National Association of Housing Cooperatives (NAHC) and Pachamama Coffee Cooperative.

Designed to kick off Co-op Month, the Co-op Festival will feature live music and entertainment, high-profile speakers, co-op food samples, games, giveaways and interactive booths staffed by our partners to engage the tens of thousands of people who visit the nation’s backyard.

Our Gold Level sponsorships are filling up fast, but we still have plenty of Village and Community Level sponsorships available. To participate, click on Exhibit Registration on this page and look for our complete Exhibitor Kit coming August 10.

If you’re in the Washington, D.C. area and want to support the festival by volunteering, register at for one of our three-hour shifts over the weekend. Volunteers will receive a Co-op Festival t-shirt and support event staff during the event. Prior to the event, all volunteers will attend a short webinar on event safety and logistics. For details, email Sarah Crozier at

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