The Making of CASE: A Fellowship Story

How WBC Fellows Drive Inclusive Economic Growth Through Chicago Anchors for a Strong Economy (CASE)

Collectively Impacting Economic Development

Inaugural CASE conference explores how anchor institutions can impact their communities

CASE Generates More Than $9M in Revenue Since Inception

World Business Chicago’s CASE initiative (Chicago Anchors for a Strong Economy) has generated more than $9 million in new contracts since its inception in 2014. The program leverages anchors (large…

Chicago Tribune Letter: The Chicago area is working together — and growing

Letter to the Editor, Chicago Tribune

Anchor Institutions Step up to Support Chicago’s Small Businesses

Expansion will increase the number of committed institutions from 11 to at least 20 and double the number of small businesses helped

Chicago Anchors for a Strong Economy (CASE) completes first five cohorts

In its first nine months, CASE has built ties between the city’s largest “anchor” institutions and its neighborhood-based businesses. The program, which was launched as part of Chicago Mayor Rahm…

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