Our Initiatives

As our region’s  think-and-do tank focused on equitable and inclusive growth, the Economy League’s programs are designed to cultivate informed and collaborative leadership across sectors, use data and research to inform decision-making, foster a culture of civic experimentation and innovation, and open doors to civic participation

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We Think, We Do - 

All for Equitable & Inclusive Growth

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Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange: GPLEX

GPLEX has been helping to build civic muscle since 2005, convening diverse, cross-sector, emerging and established leaders for highly curated learning and networking experiences.

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Philadelphia Anchors for Growth and Equity: PAGE

We’re leveraging institutional purchasing power to help local and diverse businesses create generational wealth and jobs in underserved communities. 

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Impact Labs

Despite its long technological and political innovation history, Philadelphia has not been known for civic innovation. We decided to change that by adapting a ‘fail fast’ model from the tech world - regular innovation challenges designed to elicit promising ideas from everyday innovators in our communities.

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Since 1909 the Economy League has been our region’s trusted advisor, producing actionable, independent intelligence to guide regional decision-making.

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Civic Consulting

The Economy League deploys its expertise to aid nonprofit and public sector partners with quantitative and qualitative research on a contract basis. 


Support Our Work

There are many ways to invest in our network and, in turn, invest in the inclusive growth of our region’s economy. Make a gift, become a board member or partner, or sponsor an event. All contributions make an impact.