20 Years of CDS Highlights

The Common Cooperative Financial Statements (CoCoFiSt) program allows food co-ops to compare data and create best practices for a wide range of operational functions. The Food Co-op 500 (later renamed Food Co-op Initiative) program is a joint effort of the National Cooperative Bank, Blooming Prairie Foundation, National Cooperative Grocers Association and CDS. CDS contributed to the creation of a ­conceptual model for community-driven development [...]