Queen City Forward is committed to accelerating game-changing ideas with exceptional and authentic social entrepreneurs. Participants are selected for their creativity, passion, entrepreneurial spirit, and commitment to social impact. Queen City Forward workshops and community events focus on the personal and professional development of social entrepreneurs, and the accelerators and coaching are designed to support the development of a startup or prototype using lean startup principles, design thinking, and business strategy.

Night Shift: Tech for Good

Night Shift is a 10-week mobile/web app development accelerator where a team of engineers and developers take a nonprofit from problem to prototype and learn how to build tech for good. Night Shift is a partnership between Skookum and Queen City Forward. Program begins in February. Applications open Dec 1st.


ImpactU is a 10-week summer program for social entrepreneurs in college. ImpactU combines course work, co-working, and coaching to help a college student or college team launch a social venture. Program runs June - August. Applications open February 15th.