Founded in 2004, Games for Change is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that empowers game creators and social innovators to drive real-world impact through games and immersive media. We convene industry experts through our annual Games for Change Festival, inspire youth to explore civic issues and STEAM skills through our Student Challenge, and showcase leading impact-focused games and immersive experiences through live Arcades for the public.

Game Plan

With support from the IMLS & General Motors, G4C is seeking innovative museum educators for Game Plan! This new professional development program designed for our current era of social distancing will raise museum capacity for using games and game-like learning within youth programming. Learn more now!


The G4C Student Challenge invites middle and high school students to create digital games about real-world issues. Since its inception, the program has reached 32,000 students and trained over 400 teachers, resulting in the creation of nearly 3,000 games.

STEM Your Game Challenge

Calling all game developers: Games for Change and Endless are challenging you to STEM Your Game! Submit an existing or “beta” level game and apply to receive up to $150,000 in funding, resources, and expert advice to redesign your game into a powerful edtech learning tool. Apply Now!

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