The article provides an introduction to the alternative local currency system, known as PULA, being developed in Gdansk. The alternative currency system is a multilateral agreement that uses a medium of exchange other than traditional national money, aiming to link unmet needs with unused resources. Alternative currencies support local development, the economy and strengthen mutual recognition and relational trust, with the main goal of better meeting social needs and creating links between economic
activity and social bases. The article describes the partnership-building process in Gdansk, which included the identification of local stakeholders such as the public, private and non-governmental sectors. The process of building partnerships and collaborations can serve as a model for creating similar social innovation initiatives that require multi-stakeholder involvement from different.