Each year, the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance recognizes outstanding co-ops and cooperators through the PACA Co-op Awards. We rely on you to help us identify the amazing co-ops and cooperators in our region!

2018 Awards

We are now accepting nominations for recipients of 2018 PACA Co-op Awards for Co-op of the Year and Cooperator of the year.

Please complete this form to submit your nomination(s) by 11:59 pm on Friday, October 19th.

2017 Awards

2017 Co-op of the Year: Ardent Credit Union


Mo Manklang, PACA’s board President (left) pictured with Will Crosswell (right) accepting Co-op of the Year Award on behalf of Ardent Credit Union.

2017 Cooperator of the Year Bull Gervasi, Mariposa Food Co-op

Bull Gervasi accepting Cooperator of the Year Award.

2016 Awards

2016 Co-op of the Year: W/N W/N Coffee Bar

2016 Cooperator of the Year: Jenna Peters-Golden, AORTA 

2015 Awards

2015 Co-op of the Year: Childspace


Teresa Mansell (left) and Susan Kavchok represented Childspace as they received the Co-op of the Year Award in recognition of Childspace’s recent efforts to expand and create more opportunities for worker ownership of their successful childcare centers.

2015 Cooperators of the Year: Holly Logan and Colleen Watts, Kensington Community
Food Co-op


Colleen Watts (second from left) and Holly Logan (second from right) shared the Cooperator of the Year Award in recognition of their commitment to opening Kensington Community Food Co-op.

Special 2015 Award: Co-op Champion: Weavers Way Co-op


Weavers Way Co-op received the special Co-op Champion Award to recognize their decades of work growing our region’s cooperative economy.