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Supporting local organizations, businesses and causes has never been easier!
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Have you ever felt like this guy?

You're not alone.

Forward makes it easy and fun to discover local causes, buff up on civics, and make a real difference, starting in your local community.

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Complete actions and trivia from local organizations before they expire...

Photo

Go DO something and take a photo of it.

Trivia

Answer trivia questions related to civics, local history, and local causes.

Features

Climb the Leaderboard

Climb leaderboards and earn badges as you learn about local history, businesses, organizations and brush up your civics skills.

Win Prizes

Win real cash for the organizations you’re playing for, as well as swag, prizes, arts grants, and more for your team.

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Compete and Collaborate

You'll have to find neighbors with shared passions, follow friends, and collaborate in order to level up.

Get Custom Action Alerts

Follow the organizations and businesses you care about and get alerts on actions you can take to support them.

Example Actions

Why Play Forward?

support your community

Start local.

Follow what’s happening the the communities you care about. This is where your participation can make the greatest impact.

SMART NOTIFICATIONS

Make it personal.

Follow only the causes, businesses, organizations and tags that matter to you in your own personalized action feed. It’s up to you when, where and how you want to play Forward.

Fun & SOCIAL

Follow friends, organizations and communities.

Share your accomplishments, team up with friends, and get inspired by the community of changemakers in your own backyard!

WORK WITH Experienced GAME DESIGNERS

Create a game for your organization, cause or community.