Q Foundation


We all make mistakes but it does not define who we are.  True success lies in possessing the ambition to be great and the determination to make it happen no matter our circumstances.  Let’s go!


- Coach Q, Founder & CEO

Stephán “Coach Q” Askew Sr. is an Award-Winning Life Strategist, Author and Philanthropist.

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About Us

Office Picture 2014Founded in 2000, Q Foundation, Inc (QFI) is an Education, Employment and Behavior Modification Agency that specializes in strengthening the lives of offenders and returning citizens by utilizing cognitive behavioral skill-building strategies to rethink their offending behavior while encouraging self evaluation, perseverance and accountability.

We take pride in providing a safe & friendly environment that is conducive for achieving economic and personal self-sufficiency.

Q Foundation, Inc (QFI) is a minority-veteran owned company, with its corporate office located in Charlotte, NC.

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Our Work

Strengthening offenders and their families is our business and it shows in our work.  Since inception, we have assisted thousands and still making a strong impact today. A recent study of our agency shows that recidivism has been lowered 25% by participating offenders, over 1200 GED’s earned and hundreds currently in the workforce with an estimated economic impact of over $4 million dollars annually.

In 2013-2014 we were honored to play a key role in spearheading the implementation of computerized training & testing services enforced by the new GED regulated policy and now preparation for the new High School Equivalency Test (HISET).

Our Partners

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We are continuously grateful for our past, current and future partnerships that assist us in making a difference in the lives of others daily.

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