Statewide Profile

Major Economic Engines

 Social impact organizations  serve the vital interests of every person in every community in Illinois and employ more than half a million people. These groups are a major economic engine for Illinois. Nearly 14,000 social impact organizations employ 9% of the state’s workforce and represent nearly $20 billion in combined payroll.

Data in this section are derived from the American Community Survey of the 2007-2011 period.

Social Impact Workforce

A Profile of Employees in the Social Impact Sector

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Social Impact Organizations

A Profile of Organizations in the Social Impact Sector

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