Co-op Awards Program
We are now accepting nominations for our
2024 Co-op Awards Program
Annually during Co-op Week cooperators from across Manitoba gather to celebrate cooperative achievement in Manitoba. We are pleased to recognize the individuals and cooperative organizations that help to build a strong, resilient cooperative community in our Province. With that in mind, we are now accepting nominations for our 2024 Awards Program which will be presented at our Co-op Awards Banquet in Winnipeg in October 2024. The nomination deadline for our Awards Program is May 31, 2024. For more information on making a nomination click the button below to access the nomination instructions. To download the nomination forms please click on the link in the description of each award category.
Distinguished Cooperator Award
This award recognizes and honours Manitobans who have made significant contributions to the development and success of the cooperative community through long, varied and meritorious services in volunteer, elected or employed positions within cooperatives and credit unions.
This individual will have contributed to a variety of co-ops, including co-ops on the local, regional and national level. Current, former & retired employees, elected officials, volunteers and members of cooperatives and credit unions are eligible for nomination. The nominee must have lived in Manitoba and contributed to cooperatives and credit unions.
Cooperative Merit Award
This award recognizes and honours Manitobans who have made significant contributions to the development and success of a cooperative through service in volunteer, elected or employed positions within a single cooperative or credit union.
The contributions of this individual to their co-op have enabled their co-op to grow and thrive. Current, former & retired employees, members, elected officials, volunteers and others who have supported the cooperative or credit union are eligible for nomination. The nominee must have lived in Manitoba.
Cooperative Achievement Award
To recognize and honour cooperative organizations in Manitoba that have implemented projects and ventures that embody the cooperative values and principles and that benefit, cooperative members and their communities.
The achievement must be apparent within the last 10 years and have already demonstrated recognizable benefits to the members and community. Cooperative and credit unions are eligible for nomination but must be operating in Manitoba.
Youth Leadership Award
The award recognizes significant contribution by young people, aged 35 and under, in cooperative endeavours.
This award may also recognize the commitment and achievements of individuals or organizations in mentoring youth and supporting their successes as young cooperative leaders. Individuals, both youth and adults, and organizations are eligible for nomination. The nominee must have lived/operated in Manitoba.
Thank you for Celebrating Co-op Week 2023
We had a wonderful time celebrating Co-op Week and presenting our Co-op Awards at the October 18, 2023 Co-op Awards Banquet in Winnipeg. Please watch the videos of our 2023 recipients and join us in congratulating them:
Banquet Awards Program
Take a look at our 2023 Banquet Awards Program which includes a listing of all the past award winners.