“Deli Dollars” were the bright idea of Frank Tortoriello, who, having been turned down by banks for a conventional loan, decided to simply print the money to refurbish his deli himself. He “sold” the currency to deli customers for $8, raising the $5000 he required for refurbishment within a month. Customers who had purchased the “Deli... Read more
In America the time dollar is the fundamental unit of exchange in a time bank, equal to one hour of a person’s labor. More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time-based_currency#The_time_dollar
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A currency that operates at University of Missouri in Kansas City. 20 buckeroos are required to be paid in order to complete the economics course at the universtiy. Buckeroos can be earnt by doing community service or purchased from other students who have an excess.
Community currency operating in the Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage in US. Until we have added more content to this page, find more information at their website.
Barter Exchange network operating in the US. Until we add more content to this article, for more information visit their website.
The Accorderie is a system of exchange of services between individuals established in Quebec in 2002. The system, which aims to fight against poverty and social exclusion, allows members to exchange services of all kinds. Until we add more content to this article, for more information visit their website.
Shire Silver combines the best properties of old fashioned precious metal coins with the ease of use and convenience of more modern currencies. Until we add more content to this article, for more information visit their website.
The Liberty Dollar was a private currency produced in the United States. Until we add more content to this article, for more information visit Wikipedia.
Introduction Ithaca HOURS was launched in 1991 by Paul Glover when faced with a poor economic conditions decided that ‘our city needed more money and more control of what money does so we thought, ‘why not print our own” [Kennedy/Leitaer/Rogers 2012 p.155]. Purpose Ithaca Hours is a local currency system that promotes local economic strength... Read more
BerkShares is a local 'Regiogeld' currency that circulates in The Berkshires region of Massachusetts, U.S. It was launched on September 29, 2006 by BerkShares Inc., with research and development assistance from the New Economics Institute. Read more
The Dane County TimeBank is a network of individuals and organizations in Dane County, Wisconsin, USA working to increase efficiency, opportunity and resource sharing through mutually beneficial exchange -- building community ties and community self-sufficiency. Read more
The Calgary Dollar (C$) is a complementary currency launched in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Introduced in 1996 by the local non-profit Arusha Centre, it seeks to stimulate local economic and social resiliency and strengthen local business purchasing power. Read more