Structuring a Currency

Use the links below to learn more about the unique aspects of structuring and governing a currency project:

  • Governance Structures Overview: A list of questions and considerations in thinking about how to structure a currency project.
  • Choice of Entity & Tax Exemption: General info on the different entity options for currency projects, with a specific focus on seeking tax exemption under 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4), and links to further resources on cooperatives.
  • Participatory Governance Models: A page from SELC’s CommunityEnterpriseLaw library that discusses questions to help determine what governance model makes sense for your situation, and provides a couple models of governance.