Case Foundation Hires Environics as National PR Agency

June 11, 2013

WASHINGTON – June 11, 2013 –The Case Foundation, established in 1997 to reflect Jean and Steve Case’s commitment to finding lasting solutions for complex social challenges, has hired Environics Communications as its new national public relations agency.

Working closely with The Case Foundation communications team, Environics will work to highlight the Foundation’s efforts to expand giving, promote everyday philanthropy, deepen civic engagement, and broaden the use of new technologies to make giving more informed, efficient, and effective.

“After a competitive agency review, we are pleased to partner with Environics Communications.  The team brings to The Case Foundation a strategic and focused approach to communications that aligns with our mission to empower and engage citizens in the U.S. and abroad,” said The Case Foundation Senior Vice President of Communications and Marketing Allyson Burns.

“The Case Foundation is one of the premier philanthropic organizations dedicated to improving our world, and we’re truly proud to be selected as their communications partner,” said Dave Groobert, U.S. general manager of Environics Communications.

 About the Case Foundation

Established by Jean and Steve Case in 1997, the Case Foundation invests in people and ideas that can change the world. In our efforts to address social challenges, we unite the principles of entrepreneurship, innovation and technology to identify, test, prove and scale ideas and models designed to create exponential impact. For more information, visit, follow us at and

About Environics Communications

Founded in 1994 and now with 120 staff in the United States and Canada and annual fee income of more than $15 million, Environics Communications Inc. ( is a full-service, management-owned public relations and public affairs agency focusing primarily on the association/nonprofit, advanced technology, financial services, health sciences, sustainability & clean energy and consumer sectors.  Environics has a strong commitment to reducing environmental impact and in 2008 became the first North American PR agency to be carbon neutral.  The firm has offices in Washington, San Francisco, Toronto, Montréal and Ottawa, and affiliates throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

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  For information, please contact:

Dave Groobert                                                                                   Allyson Burns

Environics Communications                                                    The Case Foundation

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