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Common Cents 2021 Nominations Now Open!

Common Cents is a special feature of Cooperative Federal's VISA Debit Card. Purchases made with Coop Fed cards generate "small change" for the credit union. This income is shared with local, non-profit groups that reflect our members' values.


Submit Your Nominations Now!

*Update: Sorry, nominations are closed. Stay tuned for the upcoming vote!

Nomination Guidlines

Members of Cooperative Federal can nominate their favorite organizations to receive Common Cents funds. To be eligible, nominees must

  • have non-profit status or fiscal sponsors, and
  • primarily serve the Syracuse area

Coop Fed members can nominate one or more organizations.

Nominees will be reviewed by the Board of Directors, and all qualifying organizations will be placed on the ballot. Members will then vote to tell the board how to distribute the funds generated by VISA Debit Card purchases this year.

Nominations for the 2021 round of Common Cents must be received by October 9, 2021. Click here to submit online! Update: Sorry, nominations are now closed.