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At Thinkinc. we tailor our methodology per project, based on the specific needs of our clients. Our work is characterized by creativity, a respect for the importance of our clients’ own work, and an ability to work with organizations to achieve tangible results that will make an impact.

Over the years, the firm has developed a proven capacity to meet the wide-ranging positioning needs of our clients–whether that means creating powerful and viable strategies, positioning an organization for a specific audience, or developing an integrated communications plan with the power to transform the visibility of a high-priority campaign on an important issue. (For more about the work we do, please browse our Capabilities Page.)

Work Highlights | Full Client Roster

We invite you to click on the links below to explore some of the highlights of our client work, including project descriptions, media wins, and work samples.

(Note: This list will be expanded on a regular basis. For immediate questions, please, contact us at

Browse below to review Thinkinc.’s full list of past and current clients:

Academic & Research Institutions

  • Brookings Institution
  • Great Cities Institute at the University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame
  • Morton College
  • Northwestern Business College
  • The Chicago Reporter
  • The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)

Arts & Cultural Institutions

  • CIVL — Chicago Independent Venue League
  • Chicago Public Art Group
  • E(art)H Chicago – The Illinois Science and Energy Innovation Foundation
  • The Field Museum, Center for Cultural Change and Understanding
  • Illinois Humanities
  • Pullman Rail Journeys


  • Alternative Schools Network
  • Catalyst Chicago
  • Chalkbeat
  • Chicago Campaign to Expand Community Schools
  • Chicago Coalition for Community Schools
  • Chicago Public Schools, Bilingual Education and World Language (BEWL) initiative
  • Designs for Change
  • Dick Simpson
  • Grow Your Own Illinois (GYO)
  • IllinoisCAN
  • Institute for the Study of Societal Issues at University California Berkeley
  • Latino Education Alliance
  • Latino Policy Forum
  • PRISE Reform
  • Schoolsmart KC
  • Strategic Learning Initiative
  • The Federation for Community Schools
  • The Renaissance Schools Fund
  • Youth Connection Charter School (YCCS)

Financial Institutions

  • Bank of America
  • Chase Bank
  • CitiBank
  • Cole Taylor Bank
  • Generations Community Bank
  • Harris Bank
  • Illinois Service Federal
  • LaSalle Bank
  • MB Financial
  • The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • The First National Bank of Chicago
  • Washington Mutual


  • Council on Foundations
  • The Chicago Community Trust
  • The Eleanor Foundation
  • The Field Foundation
  • The German Marshall Fund
  • The Illinois Science and Energy Innovation Foundation (ISEIF)
  • The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • The Joyce Foundation
  • The Partnership for Safe and Peaceful Communities
  • Woods Fund Chicago

Government & Public Institutions

  • Alderman Joe Moore (49th Ward)
  • Alderman Michael D. Rodriguez (22nd Ward)
  • U.S. Rep. Jesus “Chuy” Garcia
  • Luis Gutierrez, former U.S. representative
  • Assemblywoman Christina Garcia
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • The British Consulate
  • The Government of Mexico
  • Consulate General of France in Chicago
  • U.S. Embassy in Paris
  • WorldChicago


  • Healthy Illinois Coalition
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • Persons with Disabilities Fund (PWD Fund), The Chicago Community Trust
  • SEIU Local 880
  • University of Chicago Hospital


  • Chicago Housing Initiative
  • Chicago Housing Initiative Chicago Rehab Network
  • Chicago Housing Policy Task Force
  • Cornerstone Residential Group, LLC
  • Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH)
  • Full Circle Communities
  • Lawndale Christian Development Corporation
  • Latinos United
  • Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities
  • Lift The Ban Coalition
  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
  • Mercy Housing Lakefront
  • Metropolitan Tenants Organization
  • Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago Inc. (NHS)
  • National Public Housing Museum (NPHM)
  • Proactively Addressing Substandard Housing (PASH)


  • American Jewish Committee (AJC)
  • Coalition for Arab African-American European and Latino Immigrants (CAAAELII)
  • Inner-City Muslim Action Network
  • Project Kesher
  • Shambhala Meditation Center of Chicago
  • United Congress


  • Action Now
  • Alternative Transportation of Chicagoland
  • Bethel New Life
  • Chicago United for Equity
  • Coalition for an Equitable Olympics
  • Communities United
  • Community Media Workshop
  • Community Renewal Society
  • Friends of The Chicago Reporter
  • Genesis House
  • Habilitative Systems, Inc.
  • HHPLift
  • IGO CarSharing
  • Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
  • Inner City Muslim Action Network (IMAN)
  • Instituto Del Progreso Latino
  • Journey 4 Justice
  • Kenwood Oakland Community Organization (KOCO)
  • Latino Policy Forum
  • Lawndale Christian Development Corp. (LCDC)
  • Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities
  • Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC)
  • Mikva Challenge
  • National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities (NALACC)
  • One Chicago, One Nation
  • Partnership to End Homelessness
  • Reclaim Chicago
  • Southwest Organizing Project
  • The Delta Institute
  • The Resurrection Project

Public Safety

  • 21st Century Policing Solutions
  • Cure Violence/CeaseFire
  • Developing Justice Coalition
  • Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability (GAPA)
  • Neighborhood Policing Initiative
  • Partnership for Safe and Peaceful Communities (PSPC)
  • TARGET Area Development Corporation


  • High Speed Rail Alliance
  • Shared-Use Mobility Center


  • Chicago Teachers Union
  • Chicago Women in Trades
  • IBEW Local 21- International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers