Our Resource Partners
Openworld is a nonprofit volunteer and consulting network that helps grassroots self-help initiatives in the United States and abroad move towards financial sustainability. It supports Openworld Villages projects in opportunity identification, venture structuring, market demand assessments, financial feasibility studies, and policy reform planning and implementation.
Oesch Environmental Design specializes in site planning, architectural design, and construction management for residential and commercial projects. OED specializes in livable, affordable solutions that are sensitive to environmental concerns. The firm brings expertise in EcoVillage master planning innovative housing design to Openworld Villages projects.
White Lotus has won an international following as a venue for special events and memorable short and long-term vacations. Its 21 acre setting offers innovative dwellings, spas, meditation areas, shared kitchens, organic farming and agritourism, nature trails, and canoeing. White Lotus supports Openworld Villages in design of signature elements for EcoVillages and Tiny House Communities, hosting of workshops and retreats, and orientation and training services on AirBnB promotion and guest services.
Openworld Villages admires a number of good causes aligned with our values, and wishes to express tangible appreciation for those who have offered valued insights and help at key stages in the emergence of this venture.
Accordingly, we will share 10% of our future annual operating surplus for distribution to those who are working for a freer, resilient, and generous world. Our founding group of beneficiaries includes:
The Antigua Forum organizes an annual gathering of changemakers working for voluntary solutions to local and global challenges.
The Explorers Foundation works to spread the values of "freeorder," to support ideas on policy and institutional reforms (including America 3.0), and to seed innovations making the world fit for explorers.
The XPrize Foundation has launched a new global initiative to create and share free tools for self-learning.
The Startup Cities Institute encourages better governance through startup ventures that focus on demonstrations of policy reform.
Vision in Action helps individuals and groups to discover singular, authentic evolutionary paths to evolve in accord with "alignment beyond agreement."
The World Fix encourages innovations that lead to more accountable and responsive institutions.