About WBI

World Builders Institute (WBI) develops entertainment that deepens public understanding of global solutions. Utilizing the power of stories, WBI works to increase the pace and depth of public support, engagement, and hope.


Using our 6 Program Building Blocks, we’re bringing social and environmental thought-leaders together with teams of creatives, producers, and publishers for a 2-year, Inspiration-to-Distribution arc, supporting projects in all genres and mediums: TV, film, theater, books, and video games.

Together, we will:

Transition from despair to hopeful visioning

Learn informed &  attainable solutions

Create solutions-inspired stories

Support stories from inspiration to mass distribution

Provide a hub for audience learning & action

World Building Stories

Imagine a Possible WBI Story
A Courtroom Drama
Follow the lives and romances of the young clerks involved in the U.S. Truth & Reconciliation trials and Reparations process. Think: Suits + The Good Fight meet The Hague. Seeing this important solution dramatized can make it understandable and familiar, leading to real-life implementation.
Imagine a Possible WBI Story
A Road Trip Buddy Comedy
Two old friends take a cross-country road trip in an electric car, and each time they stop to recharge, hijinks ensue! This story lets the audience experience an easy, climate-stable world with all charging infrastructure in place and fully regenerative resources.
A Story that Changed the World
Will & Grace
With tremendous humor and joy, WILL & GRACE, created by David Kohand and Max Mutchnick, paved the way for Marriage Equality! Then Vice President, Joe Biden, cited this show specifically as influencing his decision to support Marriage Equality legislation.
A Story that changed the world
Star Trek
Created by Gene Roddenberry, Star Trek is the perfect example of changing the world by sparking imaginations. Star Trek’s vision for humanity opened vistas of social, ecological, and technological possibilities for countless people.
A Story that's Changing the World
Musu's Diary
After 14 years of civil wars, MUSU'S DIARY, a Liberian cartoon by Civitas Maxima is building hope for a healed and prosperous future in Liberia by humanizing the transition, educating people about the justice being achieved in war crimes cases, and giving people concrete actions they can take.
A Story that's Changing the World
The Ministry for the Future
In Kim Stanley Robinson’s brilliant novel, a governmental Ministry for the Future is established in 2025 to, “advocate for the world’s future generations and to protect all living creatures, present and future.” The reader experiences how solutions could be implemented and what life could be like with those solutions in place.
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With our 3 story tenets, WBI will support stories in all genres and narrative-based mediums – tv, film, theater, books, graphic novels, interactive stories, and video games.

Stories have the unique power to:

Open Imaginations

Lower Defenses

Build Hope


Inspire Action

Speed the Pace of Change

Add your name to make a world of difference!

World Builders Institute (WBI) is centered around a large, multi-sector, volunteer Coalition: the World Building Council.


Coalition members don’t have any legal responsibility for the organization, and there are no meetings. We only ask that members endorse this work by allowing us to publicly include their name as part of the coalition. Members also have the option to provide input, and/or receive funding to participate in our programs.

Join the movement

Building Block #1
The World Building Council
A large, multi-sector, volunteer coalition that is at the core of our programs.
Learn More and Add Your Name!
Building Block #2
Building Block #3
Full Continuum Teams
Designed to move projects from inspiration to distribution
Story Creation
Building Block #4
Retreats and Commissions
A structured year of resources, connections, and support
Production or Publication
Building Block #5
Tailored Supports
A second year designed to meet the needs of each narrative medium and ensure the projects are produced/published, and widely seen
Building Block #6
Resource Hub
Providing options for individual learning and actions tied to completed projects
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Using our 6 Program Building Blocks, WBI will move stories from inspiration to distribution over a two-year arc: the story creation year and the production/publication year.

Power this movement!

Please join us as one of WBI’s founding donors!


These stories need to be seen as soon as possible, but this timely effort will require artists  at the top of their game.


With your help, we can get 7 solutions-inspired, world-changing stories out into the world in 2025!


Please be the sunshine in our solar panels by giving to the greatest extent of your capacity.

World Builders Institute is a fiscally sponsored organization under the 501c3 umbrella of Creative Visions. All donations to World Builders Institute are made through Creative Visions and are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

Thank you!

Contribute VIA Check

Please make checks payable to our fiscal sponsor, Creative Visions Foundation, with World Builders Institute in the memo line, and send it to:

Creative Visions

c/o Grace Breuer

1047 Ford Drive

Nipoma, CA 93444

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