Seed Grant Superstars: 200+ Projects Sprout in All Different Shapes and Places

Jay OwenCommunity Development Solutions, Wealth of Networks


An introduction to the 33 projects and events that received funding from Shareable’s 2nd annual Seed Grant. The quality of applicants was incredible and we were hard pressed to choose so few projects out of over 200 applications! Find out if there is a finalist in your community.

The International Society of Biourbanism (ISB) is an international network of scholars and design professionals dedicated to transforming architecture and planning practice through the application of scientific theory.

Right now the people of Detroit are being attacked by An unelected regime representing the interests of the banks and large corporations has lead to approximately 300,000 people being shut off from water! 

Inspired by the principles of open source software, the concept of Open Social Innovation aims to document social innovations so they can be more easily shared.

The program allows the 42 million freelancers across the U.S. to gain access to a slew of benefits they would not normally get that has been specifically vetted and curated by Freelancers Union.
Building a (Shared) Economy: Asheville ShareFest Goes Off!

Asheville clebrates the release of the Share Asheville Community Map and shows off the local sharing economy in the process.
Upcoming Events
Below are just a few upcoming events. Check out more on our Events Calendar. Have an event to announce? Post it here.Featured Event:ShareFest Porto Alegre, Brazil

…A better world only depends on the people!

July 19th, Casa De Cultura Mario Quintana



1st Urban Communities Convergence Berlin

July 2 (All day) to July 7 (All day)

Berlin, Germany


Boosting Partnerships in Collaborative Consumption

July 3, 2:30 pm to 5:15 pm

European Economic and Social Committee Room JDE62 – Rue Belliard 99 B-1040 Brussels

Global Cities+Social Good

July 9, 8:00 am

1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC


Sharing Economy Challenge

July 11, 6:30 pm to July 12, 7:00 pm

Impact HUB Berkeley, 2150 Allston Way, Suite 400, Berkeley, CA


Let’s Hack the Sharing Economy to Close the Wealth Gap

July 11, 6:30 pm

Impact Hub Berkeley 2150 Allston Way, Suite 400 , Berkeley, CA


Open Knowledge Festival

July 15 (All day)

Kulturbrauerei Schönhauser Allee 36 10435 Berlin Prenzlauer


Undertake the Collaborative Economy/Emprendre en l’economia col·laborativa

July 16, 9:30 am

C. Entrepreneurship – Glories. C / Lagoon 162-164, Barcelona 08018, Telephone: 901 55 11 55



July 16, 6:30 pm

720 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON M5S 2R4


Roots & Remedies

July 18 (All day) to July 20 (All day)

Eastern Michigan University


Moving Beyond Capitalism Conference

July 29 (All day) to August 5 (All day)

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico


Global Exchange Gathering: Building Community Resilience through Time Banking, Transition Towns, Complimentary Currencies, and Cooperative Practice!

July 31 (All day) to August 3 (All day)

Sheraton Providence Airport Hotel, Rhode Island

Still recruiting teachers:

PDX Skillshare: A free day of classes taught by your neighbors in Portland, OR.
Saturday, July 12, 11:30-6pm 

George Middle School 10000 N Burr Ave PortlandOR 97203

There’s a new culture and economy emerging where sharing and contributing to the common good are the priorities. At Shareable, we believe this shift is needed to help us overcome the grave social and environmental crises we face today, and perhaps thrive as never before. We hope you’ll join the conversation on Shareable, by commenting on articles or submitting your own articles to [email protected].

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