From metawiki
Institutions are found in any big, brutalist building

Institutions refer to the various government, economic, education, and religious organizations that serve as the power structures in modern society, as well as the experts and subject matter expertise they contain.

Trust in these institutions is necessary to enable coordinate action and forward social progress. Without that trust, conspiracy, gridlock, infighting, and inaction are the result.

In case you haven't picked up on it, you should click on the Trust link read more on this topic.

The Secular Institutions page addresses the need for institutions for community building without supernatural pretense.

The Organizations page lists many existing institutions working towards the goals of science and religion compatibility, universalism, secular institutions, and building the universal in-group.