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All-Around Resources for Intentional Communities

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Foundation for Intentional Community

To support and promote the development of intentional communities as pathways towards a more sustainable and just world.

Resources Based on Community Type

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Cohousing

The Cohousing Association of North America

A national nonprofit supporting cohousing communities in changing our world. Spreading the word about cohousing shifts the culture toward a new American dream where every home is surrounded by caring, collaborative neighbors who use less of the earth’s resources while living an abundant life.

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SAGE Senior Cohousing Advocates

SAGE Senior Cohousing Advocates promotes cohousing designed to inspire vibrant living through connected communities of adults age 50+.

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Cohousing California

CoHousing California is catalyzing community through its regular events, its growing directory of co-housing communities and its new membership program engineered to help you plot your escape from the ordinary and explore the world of cohousing. How can we support you with your vision?

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Ecovillages

Global Ecovillage Network

The Global Ecovillage Network‘s shared purpose is to link and support ecovillages, educate the world about them, and grow the regenerative movement – to inspire, scale and facilitate communities and people from all walks of life to become active participants in the transition to a resilient and regenerative human presence on Earth.

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Egaliterian Communities

The Federation of Egaliterian Communities

The FEC is a union of Egalitarian Communities which have joined together in our common struggle to create a lifestyle based on Equality, Cooperation, and Harmony with the Earth.

Other Resources

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Directory

NuMundo

We envision a network of interconnected autonomous, sustainable communities.
We are a database and a community of "impact centers" and meaningful, transformational experiences facilitating personal transformation and accelerating the development of regenerative living centers.

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Community Land Trust

Africatown Community Land Trust

Africatown Community Land Trust is working for community ownership of land in the Central District that can support the cultural and economic thriving of people who are part of the African diaspora in the Greater Seattle region. The Africatown Community Land Trust board is comprised of real estate professionals, business executives, entrepreneurs, and other professionals and long-time community members from the Central District.

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The International Communal Studies Association

The international conferences of ICSA enable scholars and members of kibbutzim and communes to meet and exchange views and research. The participation of scholars at the conferences has promoted many reciprocal visits of kibbutz and communal scholars to kibbutzim and communes around the world thus enhancing first-hand knowledge.

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National Historic Communal Societies Association

To encourage and facilitate the preservation, restoration, and public interpretation of America’s historic communal sites.
To provide a forum for the study of intentional communities, past and present.
To communicate to the general public the successful ideas from, and lessons learned by, communal societies.

If you're starting your journey to form a cooperative household or are an established one, this page is meant to provide you with resources to help you grow and improve your cooperative skills.

For those just starting out, we want to stress that taking the time to learn and practice cooperative skills will set you up for success, especially in the long run.  We encourage focusing on this during the formation stage.

Resources

Helpful Resources

If you're starting your journey to form a cooperative household or are an established one, this page is meant to provide you with resources to help you grow and improve your cooperative skills.

For those just starting out, we want to stress that taking the time to learn and practice cooperative skills will set you up for success, especially in the long run.  We encourage focusing on this during the formation stage.

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