Thank you for being a member and shopper.
Thank you for being a member and shopper. We are proud to announce a dividend for the 2021 fiscal year. Your dividend total was mailed to you using the mailing address associated with your membership. If your member information is outdated, please click here to update your member information.
Redeeming or donating your dividend is easy! The next time you shop, tell your cashier you want to redeem your dividend or donate it to either the Co-op’s Farm Fund or the Bellingham Food Bank. To donate online, click here.
Thank you for being part of the Co-op community.
Co-op Dividend FAQs
To receive a dividend, you must have spent at least $376.06 associated with your membership during the fiscal year.
No. You can use your dividend as much or as little as you would like. You need the use the entire balance by December 31, 2022.
Your cashier can let you know how much of your dividend is available. Your remaining balance is also printed on the bottom of your receipts.
No. The dividend is based on purchases made between December 27, 2020 to December 25, 2021, the Co-op's 2021 fiscal year.
This dividend is a sum of money that could be paid to active members out of the profit — or net income — the Co-op makes specifically from member purchases. The Board of Directors determines if a dividend will be issued for the prior fiscal year, and if so, the size of the dividend, based on the Co-op’s financial results and the needs of the business. Any individual dividend declared by the Board of Directors is calculated as a percentage of total member eligible purchases. The same percentage applies to all member’s individual eligible purchases.
The percentage of purchases you made during the fiscal year is applied to the amount of the Co-op's net distributable profit at the end of the year, if any.
Yes, if you are a member. To associate your membership with your curbside order, please sign in using your account information. If you have not created a Webcart account enter your information at the “sign in” prompt. To associate your curbside account with your membership, please follow these steps:
- Sign up for a Webcart account using the email address or phone number associated with your Co-op membership.
- If you do not know what phone number or email address to use please email us at [email protected] and one of our associates will be happy to help you.
Yes! When placing the online order, log into your account so that your membership is attached to your transaction. To use your dividend, select “pay in-store” at checkout. When you arrive to pickup, park in the designated curbside parking spots at either location and come in to the store to complete your transaction. Dividends earned on your account can only be used by the membership account holder.
Yes. Anytime you associate your membership with your purchases, it will count toward calculating your dividend.
Your dividend is associated with your membership. Next time you shop, tell your cashier you would like to use your dividend.
The last year Co-op members received a dividend was in 2015. The Board of Directors determines each year if a dividend will be issued for the prior fiscal year, and if so, the size of the dividend, based on the co-op’s financial results and the needs of the business.
It depends on the financial health of the Co-op, our profitability, and the amount you shop.
Only current members receive dividends. If you close your membership, you will not receive a future dividend based on purchases prior to closing your membership.
No. Dividends earned on your account can only be used by the membership account holder.
Returns are deducted from your eligible dividend earnings balance.
If you forget to identify as a member when you make a purchase, you have 30 days to bring the receipt to the store service desk to have the purchase credited to your member account. Purchases made before you were a member, or more than 30 days old, cannot be applied to your member account.
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