Thu, Sep 05


Cooperative Development Foundation

2020 Hall of Fame Nomination Deadline (1)

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Time & Location

Sep 05, 2019, 5:00 PM EDT

Cooperative Development Foundation, 1775 I St NW 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20006, USA

About the Event

Nominations to the Cooperative Hall of Fame may be submitted by organizations or individuals. Information needed for a nomination includes: a nomination form, a narrative of the nominee's life as it relates to the selection criteria, and letters of endorsement.  The following criteria are considered in evaluating nominees: 

  • Statesmanship: Demonstrated statesmanship, innovation, personal commitment, leadership and vision beyond the professional competence and requirement of the position in which he or she served the cooperative sector.
  • Lasting achievement:  Achieved identifiable and lasting change to improve and promote cooperatives.
  • Cooperative advancement: Inspired and persuaded others to act to advance the cooperative system.
  • Recognition:  Recognized for work relating to cooperatives at the local, regional, national, or international level.

Nominations are reviewed by a selection committee made up of representatives from cooperatives from many sectors.  Nominations for the 2020 Hall of Fame must be received in the CDF offices by 5 p.m. EST on August 15, 2019.

Nominations that are not selected in the first year of consideration will be considered in the subsequent two years. The ceremony will be held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on May 6, 2020.

To make a submission, go to