Forward Cities is a national nonprofit equipping
communities and regions to grow and sustain
more equitable entrepreneurial ecosystems.
Engage in building entrepreneur-centric, ecosystem-based approaches to equitable economic development across the country via a national learning network, community innovation initiatives, and the ESHIP Communities program
Discover how Forward Cities defines inclusive innovation, explore a toolkit of strategies and best practices for outcomes of an equitable entrepreneurial ecosystem, and consider a set of policy levers for local governments to bring to their cities.
Explore the latest news, stories, and insights about Forward Cities’ work on-the-ground, in cities and micropolitans across the U.S. Read testomonials of the people we have impacted across comunities we work with