Corporate Citizenship

As a mission-based cooperative lender and member of the Farm Credit System, CoBank is committed to serving as a good corporate citizen. The bank maintains a variety of corporate social responsibility programs primarily focused on rural America and the vitality of rural communities and industries.

2021 Sharing Success Program Now Open

The $4 million fund matches customer donations to charities across rural America

Agriculture and Local Foods

CoBank supports programs that address food access and nutrition while creating new markets and sources of demand for farmers.

Cooperative Advocacy

CoBank supports hundreds of organizations that promote the policy interests of cooperatives and the rural industries we serve.

Corporate Giving

CoBank provides millions of dollars in funding for charitable organizations and programs that address critical social and economic needs in the communities we serve.

Diversity and Inclusion

CoBank celebrates its people, our differences, our diverse backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, skills and our shared success.

Research and Higher Education

CoBank contributes to universities and other institutions that are developing the next generation of farmers and rural business leaders.

Rural Community Development

CoBank invests in equity funds that promote job creation and economic development in rural communities.

Rural Disaster Relief

In times of crisis, CoBank is committed to doing its part to aid impacted communities as they work to rebuild and recover.

Sustainability and the Environment

CoBank takes meaningful steps to reduce the environmental impact of its business operations. and supports projects that promote responsible stewardship of natural resources.

Growing Rural America

Learn more about corporate citizenship at CoBank by reading our annual corporate social responsibility report, Growing Rural America. The report provides complete information about our various citizenship programs as well as stories that illustrate the real-world impact of these programs have in rural communities.

Growing Rural America Report 2020
Growing Rural America Report 2019
Growing Rural America Report 2018
Growing Rural America Report 2017
Growing Rural America Report 2016