Local currencies in the US
- Ithaca HOURS – Ithaca HOURS were created during the 1991 recession to sustain the economy in Ithaca, N.Y., and stem the loss of jobs. It is a legal and taxable local currency that uses a livable hourly wage as the standard.
- Bay Bucks – paper scrip tied to the U.S. dollar and modeled partially on the successful model of Ithaca HOURS. They are a project of the Traverse Area Community Currency Corporation, a non profit created for the purpose of providing trustworthy tools for local exchange.
- Brooklyn Torch
- North Carolina PLENTY – Piedmont Local EcoNomy Tender (PLENTY) began circulating in the North Carolina Piedmont region (including Orange, Durham, and parts of Chatham and Alamance Counties) in October 2002.
- Cascadia Hour Exchange – Established in 1994.
- Madison Hours – Madison, Wisconsin
- Equal Dollars – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- RiverHOURS – Columbia Gorge region of Washington state. Established in 2004 by the Gorge Local Currency Cooperative.
- Corvallis Hour Exchange – Corvallis, Oregon
- Community Exchange System
- Life Dollars – Pacific Northwest region of the U.S., centered around Bellingham, Port Townsend and Seattle, Washington. Created by the Fourth Corner Exchange Chapter of the Life Currency Cooperative Exchange.
- Youth Banking Program, Mission SF Community Financial Center | Mission SF Federal Credit Union, Ivan Barriga | Outreach & Financial Education Director, http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/video?id=7530944&pid=7530952
- The balances and transaction are formally done by the credit union. Youth Banking is officially a “program,” not a bank. No licensing issues here. The youth banking officers do transactions on behalf of the credit union.
- Baltimore BNotes
- Bay Bucks (SF) – A business-to-business mutual credit system serving the San Francisco Bay Area bioregion established in 2013.
- Davis Dollars
- Fairbuck – Fairfax, CA
- Monetary Ecology project – Santa Barbara
Online Currencies in the US
Facebook currency, etc.