EWB-USA is a national non-profit organization, providing general management and technical review services to its chapters. EWB-USA is further divided into regions, with the Chicagoland Professional Chapter being a member of the Great Lakes Region.
The Great Lakes Region currently has about 48 chapters!. Many of these chapters are University chapters, with students leading projects. Professional chapters like EWB-CPC have a dual purpose of performing projects as well as supporting nearby student chapters both technically and financially.
Currently, the Chicagoland Professional Chapter supports multiple student chapters, including Valparaiso University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Chicago, Northern Illinois University, Northwestern University, Notre Dame, and the Illinois Institute of Technology.