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Connection. Growth. Regeneration.

Your Future Depends on Cooperative Culture

Intentional Communities demonstrate what is possible when people
take cooperation to the next level — by creating a community together
where they can live in a way that reflects their shared values.

Intentional Communities come in many shapes and sizes, and go by many
names, including cohousing, ecovillages, cooperative housing, communes,

You can support the development of intentional communities and in
spreading their lessons to the world by becoming a supporter of FIC. is a project of the Foundation for Intentional Community, a
501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Donations are tax deductible.

Please help to further this mission by giving below!

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Membership (and its benefits) are available to individuals, communities
and organizations. Become a Member of FIC to receive special benefits
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Become an FIC Member to receive these great benefits:

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  • Quarterly Reports from our Executive Director
  • Annual Thanks to Members in our Magazine
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FIC Resources for Intentional Communities

Learning Resources

Learn about intentional communities, sustainability, communication,
and other cooperative stories and skills through
Communities Bookstore.

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Discover and connect to intentional communities around the globe.
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Communities Directory
by your location, type, or interest.

Life in Community

Take an inside look into cooperative culture and intentional
communities with
Communities Magazine.
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Class, Race, & Privilege.

Together we are Resilient.

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Systematic problems require holistic solutions.

Intentional communities are charting a course to a cooperative,
just, and sustainable presence on the planet.

The Foundation for Intentional Community’s mission is to
support and promote the development of intentional communities
and the evolution of cooperative culture.

FIC believes in community values such as:

  • Fair Access to Resources and Opportunities.
  • Cooperative Culture and Interdependent Worldview.
  • Regenerative and Resilient Relationship to Earth.
  • Genuine Connection and Purposeful Belonging.

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