PGB Logo GGK Logo Gawad Galing Kooperatiba

Provincial Cooperative and Enterprise Development Office

MECHANICS IN THE
SEARCH FOR OUTSTANDING COOPERATIVES 2018
(GAWAD GALING KOOPERATIBA)


  1. The search for 2018 Outstanding Cooperatives is open to all primary cooperatives with the following qualifications:
    1. Coops registered with Cooperative Development Authority for at least three years in operation as
      of December 31, 2017;
    2. Area of operation is within the Province of Bulacan;
    3. Must be in Good Standing for the three (3) proceeding years (MOV: CGS 2015, 2016, 2017)
    4. Has shown meritorious achievement in the area of cooperative organization, management, financial and participation in community development;
    5. Must be operationally gainful:
      • Audited financial statement 2015, 2016, & 2017(MOV)
    6. Has not been conferred as Hall of Fame Awardee.

  2. Qualified primary cooperatives shall be chosen as this year’s outstanding cooperatives, based on the following category and classification:
    1. CATEGORY
    2. Micro Scale Category
    3. Scale Scale Category
    4. Medium Scale Category
    5. Large Scale Category

  3. The participating/nominated primary cooperatives will be judged according to the following criteria and its corresponding percentage distribution:

  4. CRITERIA PERCENTAGE DISTRIBUTION
    Organizational Aspect 25% 15% 10%
    Management Aspect 35% 35% 35%
    Financial Aspect 35% 35% 35%
    Participation in Community Development 25% 15% 10%
    TOTAL 100% 100% 100%

  5. The search for outstanding cooperatives will undertake a series of activities in determining the winners, generally group according to the following stages:

    1. NOMINATION/CONFIRMATION OF PARTICIPATION PHASE
    2. Nomination form together with mechanics in the Search of Outstanding Coops will be distributed to all qualified primary cooperatives informing them of this years search. Stated in the said forms are important aspects of cooperative activities that will be evaluated. Attached to the nomination notice is a confirmation slip to be returned to PCEDO Office to signify their intention to join the contest/ search.

    3. SCREENING STAGE
    4. A screening committee composed of Provincial Government personnel, cooperatives and NGO’s, will be created to initially evaluate the validity of records presented before them during the screening process. Among the records to be evaluated includes the audited financial statements, books of accounts, minutes of the meetings, business and training plans among others.

      The screening committee shall withhold the identity of nominated cooperatives through coded names. This will only be revealed after the awards committee has finally identified the code names of the winners.

    5. EVALUATION PHASE
    6. Results of the screening activities will be handled over to the Evaluation Committee to further process the information and data gathered. Guided by a grading system which was formulated earlier, this committee will provide the corresponding grade that is commensurate to the degree of accomplishments of the cooperative being evaluated. Results with the evaluation will then be summarized and forwarded to the Awards Committee.

    7. FINAL DELIBERATION AND ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS
    8. Results of the evaluation submitted to the Awards Committee will be again deliberated upon based on specific merits of each of the nominated cooperatives. Having arrived at common concerns this committee will formally announce the winners.

  6. The Hall of Fame Awards will be conferred to a cooperative who have already won in each of the three (3) categories. The older cooperatives who did not have the chance to compete in the first category (3-5 years) and second in category (6-10 years) may still be conferred with the Hall of Fame Award provided they will win the remaining and required number of awards in the third category. (11 years and above). However, this cooperative shall be evaluated and should pass the required standard.

  7. The nominated cooperative shall be conferred as winner if they were able to attain the scoring standard stated below:

  8. CRITERIA SCORING STANDARD
    Organizational Aspect 85 85 85
    Management Aspect 85 85 85
    Financial Aspect 85 85 85
    Community Development 75 80 85