Build your knowledge of the communities movement and connect with intentional communities worldwide.

Why Become a Member?

Become part of a vibrant network dedicated to fostering resilient, cooperative, and sustainable living.

Gain access to a wealth of educational materials, workshops, and events.

Connect with a diverse network of communities and individuals who share your vision.

Have a voice in advocating for the needs and interests of intentional communities.

Support the FIC’s vision of a just, resilient, and cooperative world where everyone has the opportunity to thrive in community.


If you’re a dedicated communitarian, this membership package is for you! Choose from our Supporter or Learner packages below and begin your connection to all our support and resources to help you realize your community vision. 



By annual or monthly payment.

Supporter Membership benefits:

20% off FIC published books
Free access to the Communities Magazine Archive (1972 to 2019)
Membership badge applied to listing in the Communities Directory



By annual or monthly payment.

Learner Membership benefits:

Everything in Supporter and:
Access to our Member Library with 200+ community documents
Unlimited access to all our events 
FIC support by email to your community questions

The FIC is your gateway to a world of resources, support, and connection.


$100/year + $5 per IC resident

By annual payment.

Deepen your community’s engagement with the intentional communities movement! By joining as a member at this level, your community is able to experience greater connection with other communities and have a voice in an emerging IC Council that will collaborate on mutually supportive projects. Additionally, receive discounted services and perks for your residents available through!

Member Community benefits:

Free Directory listing
Display Community Membership badge in Directory/Map
10% Affiliate links
50% off Individual Memberships
Access to exclusive, community membership-only events
Access to private forum for FIC member communities
20% off Classified and Banner ads
Use of Logo and Brand Kit
Community User Profile

Additional benefits to engage further:

IC Council Representation
Access to Council Member Groups/Events
Receive a ticket to the Convergence of Intentional Communities
Hildur Jackson Award Candidate
Collaboration on funding/projects
Access to shared FIC Community Membership Google Folder

What Our Members Say…

Michael and Angela, FIC Members

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Join our mission to create a more just, resilient, and cooperative world.

Help the Communities Movement Thrive

Get support. Give support.

Your membership give us the encouragement and finances to…

Publish and maintain the Communities Directory

Run the Community Bookstore, specializing in books and videos on cooperative living

Co-design online courses with community builders, to upskill and support your growth in community

Operate as a resource for tens of thousands of viewers every month

Answer hundreds of queries every year on how to build and join intentional communities

Give interviews and provide information to researchers and the media

Sponsor conferences and events

Provide fiscal sponsorship to mission-aligned projects

FIC Staff & Board at the 2023 Retreat at Shannon Farm

Your membership supports all of this work. You can benefit from membership while benefiting many other community builders out there. We believe the biggest membership benefit is the knowledge that you are helping grow the communities movement worldwide.

By request, membership and donations are tax deductible. FIC is a 501(c)(3) non profit.


Still have questions?

Our team is happy to help.