Community networks has multiple meanings. More technical folks may immediately think of LANs (Local Area Networks), allowing multiple people to share digital information. For information on that see Community LANs.
This article and the associated category deals with organizational Community Networks – groups which focus on multiple intentional communities. Another type of community organization are those focused on Community studies. The Foundation for Intentional Community (FIC) is believed to be the broadest community network in the United States, as it addresses all forms of intentional communities in all geographies. Other community networks focus on a particular type of communities, such as Student Coops or Cohousing.
International Community Networks
- Global EcoVillage Network  – THE resource for eco-village info and networking on the web.
- Ecovillage Network of the Americas  – Regional ecovillage network for North and South America. English and Spanish language site.
- Global Ecovillage Network – Europe  – Regional ecovillage network for Europe and Africa
- Global Ecovillage Network – Oceania and Asia – Regional ecovillage network for Oceania and Asia
- Eurotopia  – Website and book listing communities throughout Europe. German, English, Spanish language.
- Camphill communities  – Network of communities for people with developmental disabilities.
- Catholic Worker communities  – Catholic Worker communities are committed to nonviolence, voluntary poverty, prayer, and hospitality for the homeless, exiled, hungry, and foresaken.
- International Communes Desk  – Started in 1957, The International Communes Desk is a contact body between the communes of the world – where the term ‘commune’ covers the wide spectrum of intentional communities, kibbutzim and other types of communal living.
National Community Networks
- Cohousing Association of the United States (aka Coho/US)  – A coalition of people working to promote the concept of Cohousing and help people start cohousing communities and live joyfully in them.
- Federation of Egalitarian Communities (aka FEC)  – is a special network of communal groups spread across North America. We’re a rich variety of sizes and styles but we share certain fundamental values and practices…
- Foundation for Intentional Community  – Promoting community living and cooperative lifestyles across North America.
- L’Arche 
- North American Students of Cooperation (aka NASCO)  – A bi-national trade association of student co-ops around the US and Canada.
- The National Association of Housing Cooperatives  – A nonprofit national federation of housing cooperatives, professionals, organizations, and individuals promoting the interests of cooperative housing communities.
- VegNet  – A network promoting the formation of vegan and vegetarian intentional communities in North America and elsewhere.
- Canadian Cohousing Network  – Providing awareness of cohousing communities in Canada and abroad…
- Diggers and Dreamers  – The Guide to Communal Living in Britain
- Eco-Village Network of the United Kindgom 
- Radical Routes UK network of housing co-ops, worker co-ops and social centres.
- Omslag  – Dutch Information service on Different Ways of Housing and Living
- Ecodorp  – Eco-Villages of the Netherlands
- Mietshäuser Syndikat The “Apartment House Syndicate” of self-organised house projects.
- Interkomm – Region Kassel Small local network in central Germany.
Regional/Local Community Networks
Other Community Networks focus on community within regional or local geographic areas. Some of these operate in relationship with National Networks and others are completely independent.
- Boston Coop Network 
- Chicago Cohousing Network 
- Chicago Mutual Housing Network 
- City Repair 
- Co-operative Housing Federation of British Columbia 
- Co-operative Housing Federation of Toronto 
- Cohousing Association of Central Texas – Umbrella Services (aka Cactus) 
- Cohousing California 
- Community Living of Southeastern Wisconsin 
- CoopNetwork (East San Francisco Bay) 
- Council of NY Cooperatives and Condominiums 
- East Bay Cohousing 
- ICC-Ann Arbor (student co-ops) 
- ICC-Austin (student co-ops) 
- Madison Community Cooperative 
- Mid-Atlantic Cohousing 
- Midwest Association of Housing Cooperatives 
- Northwest Intentional Communities Association (aka NICA) 
- Northern California Cohousing 
- San Francisco Bay Area Cooperative Housing Directory 
- Southern California Cohousing 
- University Students’ Cooperative Association (UC Berkeley) 
NOTE: Please create a new page for any of the networks linked to above (or add new networks with websites) – if you do create a new page, please add more value than just repeating information available on the network’s web page. If you do create a new Community Network page, don’t forget to assign it to the Community networks category, by entering “[[Category:Community networks]]” to the bottom of the page.