The awarding of Natatanging Kooperatiba ng Taon is being conducted every October as part of the celebration of Cooperative Month. The award was institutionalized thru a Sangguniang Panlalawigan Resolution No. 449 on August 9, 1989.
On July 13, 2017, the Natatanging Kooperatiba ng Taon was amended and renamed Gawad Galing Kooperatiba by virtue of Sangguniang Panlalawigan KautusanBlg. 39-2017. The amendments were made to level-up, enhance and keep abreast with the changing times
Objectives of Gawad Galing Kooperatiba Awards
GGK aims to: