Join the Cooperatives Community

Want to get involved with the Cooperatives Community?

Please follow these steps:

  • If you do not have an eXtension ID, you will need to create one. To create an eXtension ID,  please go to and follow the steps to sign up.
  • To start the process, read over the eligibility requirements and then click on “I’m eligible for an eXtension ID. Sign me up!”
  • Fill out the eXtension ID registration form. Include your institution/affiliation and then click “Submit Registration.” Once submitted you will see a confirmation screen.
  • Next, check your email, click on the confirmation link included in the email to confirm your account and then login to eXtension.
  • Once logged in, you will land on the eXtension ID account directory and management application page. At the top of the page, click on “Communities.” Then scroll down until you find “Cooperatives” on the left under “Communities of Practice.”
  • On the right side of the page under “People,” click on “I want to join this community.”
  • The leadership team will then receive an email and process your request.