Funding Options for Attendees

Conference Registration Costs

Such a great deal!!

Conference Registration (Includes Friday’s Welcome Reception and Saturday’s Poster Session and Reception):

Regular Price (Online Registration Ends 2/2/2016) – $85                         At the Door – $95

Student Rates (Includes Friday’s Welcome Reception, Saturday’s Poster Session and Reception, and a sponsored lunch on Friday and Saturday):

Student – Regular Price (Online Registration Ends 2/2/2016) – $60

Student – At the Door – $70

Conference Extras –

Local Foods Dinner on Saturday – $10      Field Trips on Sunday – $10-$20

Don’t want to come for the whole conference? Don’t worry, we have one day passes too! Friday = $45 and Saturday = $50

Conference Scholarships:

We are happy to announce that we offering scholarships for this year’s attendees!  We have a limited amount of funding so determination will be based on a first come first serve basis as well as the applicants’ Scholarship Request application.  All applications are due by Friday, January 15th, 2016.

The scholarship application is at the bottom this page. Good luck!
Donate to our Scholarship Fund today!!

Great funding option:

Ralph K. Morris Foundation Cooperative Leadership Fund.  Grants range from $300-$500.  Your application must be received 30 prior to the event (so by the end of 2015!).  The application process is fairly easy so don’t delay! We are happy to help you leverage your funds.  If you are going to apply for a conference scholarship and a Ralph K. Morris scholarship (highly recommended) let us know on our scholarship application fund and we can provide a letter of support for your Ralph K. Morris application.

Other Options:

There are a number of resources you may be able to tap into for this conference.  You can apply for a number of small grants , raise money in your community, or look for scholarships.  If you are a student don’t forget to ask your professors if they know of funding opportunities in your department or school.

Scholarship Application:

Cultivating Cooperative Roots Scholarship Application

  • Please fill out this application by January 4th, 2016. You will be notified by January 15th. If you are selected we will register you for the conference. If you submit your scholarship application by December 18th but do not receive and application we will still allow you to pay the Early Bird registration fee.