Concern for Community

Through our community giving, Linden Hills Co-op is commited to building healthy and sustainable neighborhoods and organizations.

Annual Contributions

Cooperatives are principled businesses. Principle #7 is concern for community. What that means is that as a cooperative we strive every day to work for the sustainable development of our neighborhood and community through policies accepted by the ownership.

Change Matters Program
We will be launching this program at Linden Hills Co-op this fall. “Roundup” at the register to help local community-enrichment organizations. Your small-change donations accumulate into a substantial contribution.
The program recipient changes monthly, with organizations chosen by a committee of Linden Hills staff.

Community Grant Program

This program has been put on hold for the 2017 calendar year. Please check back in 2018 for application dates and details. 

Community Donations

Linden Hills Co-op frequently donates to events and fundraising initiatives hosted by local non-profit organizations in amounts of $25 to $100. The co-op donates $100 a month in community donations, resulting in $1,200 a year. 

Bag Credits

Bring your own reusable bags and receive a 5¢ credit for each bag. You can also choose to donate that amount
to support our Co-op Affordability Project, a program designed to reduce the cost barriers of healthful eating by
providing a 10% needs-based discount for those who qualify.

We cultivate relationships with local growers, producers, educators, food justice advocates and change-makers for
a more sustainable world. We show our commitment to these communities through the support of our many local partners such as Minneapolis Public School True Food Taste Test, Co-op Farm Tour and more.

How to Apply 

Community Donation Requests

We’re taking a summer break for donations. We will be processing donation requests received through the end of May 2017 and resume processing requests in fall 2017.

Have a Question?

Questions may be directed to Leigh Huck, Membership and Community Outreach Coordinator, at