For a future that's better, not bigger.
We facilitate processes that reveal the true wealth in communities.
We provide social entrepreneurs and local leaders with the skills, advice, and support to advance purpose-driven initiatives.
Drawing from what's already working, we offer viable ideas for a fair and regenerative, full-circle economy beyond capitalism.
Across 12 countries we've shared and tested a new economic vision based on not-for-profit forms of business.
228 Projects Assisted
Across 12 countries we've helped people start, scale and sustain not-for-profit projects.
For 54 affiliated organizations we've created 165 social media posts, increasing exposure to their work.
302 Articles Written
Engaging 76 authors we've published insights about how to collectively thrive within ecological limits.
1,218 People Trained
Through 67 workshops we've provided training in fields ranging from crowdfunding to systems thinking.
14,175 Tweets Generated
Since creating the #postgrowth hashtag in 2010, we've supported the growing interest in a new way of thinking.
350 Free Money Day Events
Across 43 countries we've explored how people understand and relate to money, particularly what happens when they give it away to complete strangers.
10,000+ Offers and Needs Matched
Across more than 15 countries we've helped facilitate meaningful connections between people via a 90-minute process called the Offers and Needs Market.
200 People Honored
Sourced from around the world, we've showcased people making enriching contributions to truly sustainable futures.
iLOGIC Sustainable Industries
"I’ve facilitated at and attended many conferences where connections are made for a moment, but their potential never comes to fruition. The Offers and Needs Market, so graciously offered as a tool from the Post Growth Institute, changes that paradigm and connects us to the next level of thriving in community."
Kate Sullivan and Eve SmythAshland Children’s Theatre
"The Post Growth Institute have been crucial in our transition to a not-for- profit business, making the process easy and even fun. The comprehensive support they provide to community organizations is incredibly valuable.”
Credit: Juliet Ashley Photography
Small Earth Institute
"Working with a small group of deep ecologists, educators and permaculturists, I have starting the Small Earth Institute to promote deep ecology, nature connection and regenerative design in education. I owe the seed of this project to a small essay a long time ago on the Post Growth Institute's website which questioned how we should 'up-skill' for the future, and set me on this journey to create emergent schools."
Post Growth Institute CC-A 2018