Measuring the Impact of Anchor Institutions in Building More Sustainable Communities

“Anchor institutions” such as hospitals and universities have the potential to bring crucial – and measurable – benefits to the places in which they are rooted. Many hospitals and universities recognize this potential and have become increasingly engaged with their communities. This article provides tools and examples of how these anchor institutions are creating new standards for inclusive community engagement.

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 Howard T. Measuring the Impact of Anchor Institutions in Building More Sustainable Communities. Community Wealth; 2013. Available at http://community-wealth.org/content/measuring-impact-anchor-institutions-building-more-sustainable-communities