Online courses for community builders

Learn how to join, start, and grow intentional community.

Online Courses

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Becoming a Communitarian

Embark on a transformative journey towards community and gain the skills necessary to become a true communitarian.

5-Week Cohort Course

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Finding Your Community

Confidently pursue a life in the intentional community of your dreams with this online course designed for community seekers.

5-Week Cohort Course

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Community

Learn how to foster an inclusive community that is welcoming of people across identities of race, LGBTQ, gender, and disability. 

5-Week Cohort Course

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Building a Cohousing Community

Learn a proven model for creating cohousing communities across the US and around the world.

5-Week Cohort Course

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Learn the how to navigate legal systems necessary to get your community project set up for success, including property ownership, membership agreements, and more.

5-Week Cohort Course

Starting an Intentional Community

Learn the fundamentals of starting and growing an intentional community, such as an ecovillage, cohousing, coliving or permaculture community.

Self-Paced Course

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The Art of Facilitation for Cooperative Groups

Gain the confidence and skills you’ll need to facilitate your group, team, or community towards greater effectiveness and cooperation.

5-Week Cohort Course

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Working Constructively with Conflict in Community

Learn how to embrace and navigate conflict so your intentional community can thrive when groups often struggle most.

5-Week Cohort Course

Life is better when we live together.

There has never been a better time to join or start an intentional community – in this moment of crisis and isolation. By living in community you get to share more, feel supported by your neighbors, and become part of something bigger than yourself.

Learn how to join, start and grow community with online courses

Loved by Community Builders

Words cannot express how happy I am to have discovered and participated in FIC’s trainings. The instructors are experts in their fields and really care about your community’s success. I’m looking forward to signing up for many more sessions to come.

– Max Thompson

I am constantly impressed by the down-to-earth practicality of the FIC sessions combined with the philosophical questions that are so vital for us to explore. I’m grateful for the excellent planning and delivery of the sessions by skilled and inclusive presenters, who create a space that is both welcoming and invites participants to challenge existing ideas and world views. Well done and thank you FIC.

– Claire Ogden

What a beautiful gift to our intentional community builders and leaders! FIC’s programs provide a way for thinking and concerned people to collaborate for solutions to our multitude of global crises. Thank you FIC!

– Terri Garcia

Need financial support to attend a course?

Apply for a scholarship. Those with low-income or from marginalized groups are encouraged to apply. FIC is committed to ensuring everyone has access to intentional community learning opportunities.


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Receive expert guidance on your community journey by taking an online course with the Foundation for Intentional Community (FIC).