Queen City Forward is a nonprofit hub that boosts the creation and impact of social entrepreneurs and social ventures.
The hub seeks to help social entrepreneurs make their projects possible. One who benefited from Queen City Forward is Barry Francois who wanted to be an entrepreneur. He is now in the process of creating his mobile farmers market to help residents have easy access to fresh fruits and vegetables.
Programs that promote the general commercial interests of the community or the interests of particular trades. Business Leagues; Business Retention; Chambers of Commercial; Local Business Associations; Industry-Specific Promotion; Trade Association; Trade Groups Business Recruitment & Attraction Programs provide any of a wide variety of incentives to encourage new businesses and industries to locate in a particular community, to provide development and expansion opportunities for existing businesses, and to discourage existing businesses from leaving the area and relocating elsewhere. Attraction of Business; Business Recruitment; Empowerment Zones; Enterprise Zones; Industrial Park Development; Media Production Liaison Services
The 1st annual 2013 Social Entrepreneurship Conference was a¬†collaboration between the Maricopa¬†Small Business¬†Development Center, SEED SPOT, Wells Fargo, the SBA, and the Maricopa Community Colleges.
Queen City Forward Helps Social Entrepreneursí Ideas Come Into Fruition