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Cooperative Bank Makes Large Donation to the NRECA International Foundation

CoBank, a national cooperative bank, recently donated $250,000 to the National Rural Electric Cooperative (NRECA) International Foundation.  The donation made by CoBank will support the Foundation’s mission of providing electrification to some of the world’s poorest regions.  Click here to read...

CoBank Donates to Energy Research Partnership

Oklahoma State University’s National Energy Solutions Institute and the Smart Energy Solutions Association will team up thanks to a $500,000 donation from CoBank, a national cooperative bank.  The partnership aims to connect energy research to the marketplace for real world application.  Click here for more information on this exciting...

CoBank’s “Sharing Success” Renewed for 2014

CoBank has announced that it is renewing its “Sharing Success” charitable contribution program for 2014.  CoBank’s board has committed $3 million to the program, which will be used to match donations by cooperative customers to non-profits in their communities.  Click here for more...

Missouri Coop Refinances RUS Debt

Co-Mo Electric Cooperative recently refinanced $38.7 million in debt held by the Rural Utilities Service (RUS).  CoBank and the National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Cooperation issued new debt for the refinancing transaction.  The cooperative cited better interest rates and the desire for flexibility outside of government-based borrowing as reasons for the decision to...