What Are Complementary Currencies?
Complementary Currencies are monetary networks that operate in complement to the national currency, whether at the local, regional or national level. Read more about complementary currencies.
Start Your Own Complementary Currency
The CC Resource Center is the place to go for all the resources, information and support you need to design, implement and improve your own complementary currency system. Get Started.
Complementary Currency Systems Worldwide
The CC Database, designed by the CC Resource Center, is your source for detailed information on Complementary Currency Systems worldwide. Visit the Database
Complementary Currency Research Group
The CC Research Group was formed by Stephen DeMeulenaere in 2002 to bring students, academics, authors, researchers together. Visit the CC Research Group
What We Do
We collaborate on the design, implementation, research and best practices in complementary currency systems. We’re a cross-disciplinary network of mutually-supportive monetary change makers. Read more about us.
News & Events
21 February 2016 Money and Society MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)
20-21 April 2016 Guild of Independent Currencies Liverpool Conference 2016
19 and 20 May 2016 Polanyi International Conference, Paris
We need not petition Congress and we need not waste time to denounce bankers, for they can neither help nor hinder our natural right to extend credit to each other, and this is the perfect basis for a money system. E. C. Riegel
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