Anchor Institution Collaborative

Anchor institutions, such as universities and hospitals—as well as utilities, local government, and even sports teams—are physically bound to the region. Anchors create shared value while advancing the economic conditions of the communities in which they operate; their impact of anchors goes beyond their role as service-providers and employers. Anchors can drive inclusive economic growth as purchasers, real estate developers, and community infrastructure builders.

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More on Anchor Institution Collaborative

EDC’s Anchor Institution Collaborative is a group of 45 anchor institutions, large buyers, community partners, and small business good and service providers focused on maximizing anchor institutions’ economic impact in the region through procurement, capital investment, and neighborhood infrastructure improvement.

CDC Small Business Finance
City of Chula Vista
City of San Diego
Civic San Diego
Convention Center
County of San Diego
County of San Diego Health & Human Services
Cox
Cal State University San Marcos
Hospital Association SDIC
Kaiser
MAAC
MiraCosta College
NAVWAR
U.S. Navy
Neighborhood House Association
Padres
Point Loma Nazarene University
Port of San Diego
Qualcomm

San Diego County Regional Airport Authority
San Diego County Water Authority
San Diego Unified School District
San Diego Workforce Partnership
SANDAG
Scripps Health
SDG&E
San Diego State University
Sharp Health
Council for Supplier Diversity
University of California San Diego (UCSD)
UCSD Health
Union Bank
University of San Diego
Dexcom
CBRE
Agile Sourcing Partners

Curious how your company can get involved in this important work?

Join the Collaborative and get in touch with EDC today:

Eduardo Velasquez
Eduardo Velasquez

Director, Research

 

If you are a part of Anchor Collaborative and would like to submit your procurement data, do so here.