The Federatie Gemeenschappelijk Wonen (FGW) is a Dutch association of organisations representing intentional communities in The Netherlands.
Associated partners are the LVCW (Landelijke Vereniging Centraal Wonen) cohousing community and the LVGO (Landelijke Vereniging Gemeenschappelijk wonen van Ouderen) cohousing community of seniors.
The LVCW and LVGO together represent about 200 Dutch communities. The FGW was founded in 2004.
We estimate the number of intentional communities in The Netherlands at 10,000. About 600 of them are listed on the FGW website.
Each third Saturday of May, the FGW organizes an Open Intentional Communities Day. On this day many communities in The Netherlands open their doors for people who wants have a look inside. In 2012 on May 19th.