Patronage Capital (also called margins) is the difference between the Cooperative's operating income and operating expenses for a given year. Margins are allocated on an annual basis to the Cooperative membership based upon individual usage during that year. Each member has a patronage capital account, which represents that member's ownership in the Cooperative. Cooperatives operate differently than other businesses in two ways:
The most recent payment of retired Patronage Capital was for the years 1989-1990. Checks were mailed in mid-April 2012 to the last known mailing address for the members.
For more details, see the Frequently Asked Questions on Patronage Capital.
For a listing of undeliverable Patronage Capital checks, click the first letter of the last name or business name below.
To view and print the Patronage Capital Claim Form, you may need the free Adobe Reader program, which you can download here: