SHAPE Charlotte
  • GovJamCLT


    Let's work together to tackle some real-world challenges with creative problem solving! Passionate people from all over Charlotte will be jamming together in June. Will you join us? Stay tuned for more information.

  • Charlotte Shaper Membership

    The Charlotte Shapers are accepting applications for new members until May 5. Help us Shape Charlotte!

What We Do

Our Mission

We have been tasked by the World Economic Forum to create local programs that will make a global impact.


We are a North Carolina nonprofit with 501(c)3 status!  Learn more about the format of our organization by reading our bylaws.

SHAPE Charlotte

An innovative business idea competition for young entrepreneurs between the ages of 18-30


Don’t forget to RSVP for the Final Presentations of the 2nd Annual SHAPE Charlotte Business Idea Competition.

In the News

Charlotte Among Top Places to Live for Millennials

Charlotte Among Top Places to Live for Millennials

Originally posted on Short Walk Home and written by Cassie Cunningham: If you’re a Millennial, apparently Charlotte is one of the...

Who Run the World: Carrie Cook

Originally posted on Creative Loafing and written by Hannah Levinson: It’s Women’s History Month! Creative Loafing loves to celebrate...

Principal’s Corner: Updates from Charlotte Shaper Katharine Bonasera

Originally posted here: March 2014 We have certainly dealt with quite the winter weather this year, but spring is...