Making a Difference for Chicago and Illinois

Through the Center for Illinois' Future, BCG partners with social sector organizations of Illinois in areas such as education and economic and community development.

BCG’s Center for Illinois' Future is helping organizations in the social and private sectors sharpen their approaches so that they can better help those in need. Every day, we bring the best of BCG—our business expertise and capabilities—to a diverse set of organizations that are dedicated to making critical advancements for society.

BCG’s deep understanding of the social and public sectors—along with our tailored approach, rigorous analysis, and focus on long-term enablement—has helped nonprofit organizations of all sizes address their most pressing challenges.

Explore examples of some of these relationships, the ways in which we have collaborated with leading local partners, and the impact we have helped achieve.


  • Advance Illinois
  • The Chicago Public Education Fund
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Intrinsic Schools
  • Umoja Student Development Corporation
  • University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
  • University of Chicago Charter School

Economic Development

  • Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago
  • Civic Consulting Alliance
  • Latino Policy Forum
  • Leadership Greater Chicago

Public Safety

  • Chicago Beyond
  • Emerson Collective
  • University of Chicago Urban Labs

Community Development

  • Metropolitan Family Services
  • United Way of Metropolitan Chicago