Project work by the Bank of I.D.E.A.S (BOI) currently involves the following:
Asset Based Community Development (ABCD)
BOI has been a significant contributor to the introduction and development of ABCD philosophy and practice and methodologies in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Malaysia and Middle East. The promotion and application of ABCD approaches has included presentations at over 150 conferences / workshop events and involvement with over 100 community based projects.
Community Engagement, Visioning and Planning
Rural Community Revitalisation
Youth Participation, Empowerment and Enterprise
Community and Economic Development (CED)
BOI has developed CED plans for over 60 communities / regions, authored six publications on the theme and designed methodologies and tools specifically in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa eg. Business Expansion and Retention Program (B.E.A.R.), Community Opportunity Workshops, First Impressions Community Exchange (FICE) and the Community Builders Program.