Centers

From expert tax preparation to transformative speech therapy to sophisticated surveys and data analysis, BW operates a number of centers and clinics that offer services and benefits for individuals, businesses and organizations in the community.

Develop a customized business plan, a money-saving sustainability roadmap, a cutting edge digital marketing strategy though our faculty-mentored, student-driven clinics and centers. You can reach out for one-time services or develop an ongoing relationship.

Centers and clinics that currently serve the region include:

Center for Community Research (CRI) provides consulting and research services to government agencies, nonprofits, foundations, community organizations, businesses and the media, including surveys, polling, feasibility studies and data analysis.

Center for Innovation & Growth (CIG) offers professional consulting on growth projects for corporate and nonprofit partners, as well as regular workshops and talks featuring national experts in entrepreneurship and innovation. Most programming is open to the public.

Center for Health Disparities Research and Education is overseen by BW Public Health faculty and works to promote health disparities-related research and education on campus and in the community. Past community partners/clients have included SAGE Cleveland, Cuyahoga County Board of Health and the LGBT Center of Cleveland.

Center for Women and Politics of Ohio is a non-partisan clearinghouse for information about women who have run for public office in Ohio.

Digital Marketing Clinic (DMC) works with small businesses to develop effective, research-based inbound marketing strategy including website design, social media strategy, targeted digital content, automated email marketing plan and a marketing playbook. City of Berea grant funding is available.

Institute for Sustainable Business Practice (ISBP) is a resource center offering consulting services for area businesses, peer-to-peer sharing for business managers, and educational programs that can benefit Northeast Ohio organizations and the community.

Speech Clinic provides no cost speech, language and hearing services to adults and children in the community.

Sustainability Clinic identifies and recommends strategies and sustainable practices that enable your business or organization to reduce costs, improve operations, enhance profits and/or foster growth.

Tax Clinic, presented by the BW School of Business, offers free tax preparation services to the local community as a Cuyahoga County EITC Coalition partner and designated IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) tax preparation site.