Monthly Archives: December 2013

New Resource: Field Guide—Patronage Dividend: Presenting GM Recommendations

One of the key moments in a co-op’s business cycle comes at the end of a fiscal year when it becomes clear how much profit the co-op has generated that year. At that time, the co-op’s board needs to decide how much of that profit will be allocated as patronage dividends, how to divide that dividend between cash returned to members and savings held [...]