Our Mission

Community stories strengthen and expand the wealth of our civil societies. Our joint experiences of mutual support, belonging, and community represent an important part of our collective capital beyond money. (read more) As an ‘intangible cultural heritage’ (UNESCO), inspiring community stories play an important role for building communities in all human cultures. Stories and story telling may provide a common global currency for our future. That is why we call ourselves a `New Bank’ beyond money.

Story of the Month

Huerto Comunidad Coop San Francisco

Huerto Comunidad Coop San Francisco

The Village That Built
its Own Wi-Fi Network


Liberating Lawns: Addressing Systemic
Oppression in the Food System


Google-backed Drones Drop Library Books
to Virginia Kids for Summer Reading


Who We Are

Meet the Team

As a group of passionate community members, we are committed to uncovering and sharing the inspiring transformational stories of communities around the world

Contribute a Story

Perhaps your own community has experienced a surprising situation or developed a distinctive response that is life-changing, or transformative. We encourage you to share your inspirational narrative

Join us!

People of all kinds and from all around the globe are invited to collect and donate their experiences, memories and/or valued stories to the New Bank of Community Stories and Ideas


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