Cooperative Leaders and Scholars Institute

Participants in the Cooperative Leaders & Scholars Institute will attend the full Co-op Impact Conference as well as participate in exclusive orientation and networking events designed specifically to meet their interests and broaden their understanding of the impact co-ops have on the economy. The Institute includes:

  • Orientation and networking sessions (requires early October 1 arrival)
  • Access to all conference sessions and social events, including Hike the Hill
  • Travel stipend
  • Shared accommodations at the Sheraton Pentagon City Conference Hotel

WHAT IS IT?

This cross-sectoral program is designed for:

  • Promising and committed cooperative employees and board members, ages 18-35
  • Post-secondary students recognized for their demonstrated interest in cooperatives and credit unions.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This cross-sectoral program is designed for:

  • Promising and committed cooperative employees and board members, ages 18-35
  • Post-secondary students recognized for their demonstrated interest in cooperatives and credit unions.

HOW CAN I HELP?

  • Provide a sponsorship for leaders from your co-op, organization or sector, and/or for general Institute attendee support. Your $1,700 sponsorship covers IMPACT registration, airfare and accommodations in Arlington, VA for one attendee.
  •  Identify and nominate prospective Leaders & Scholars to help NCBA CLUSA build a robust and diverse cohort representing the cooperative community

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