• The PPP is back, again

    We're partnering with CRF to assist Midwest nonprofits

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  • Five Ways That Lenders Can Interrupt Racism and Provide Restorative-Justice Capital in Our Communities

    Can CDFIs be anti-racist? Don't answer too quickly.

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  • Why should we support nonprofits led by people of color?

    We asked Milwaukee leaders, and here's what they had to say.

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  • Impact Investing & CDFIs: How to Maximize Impact With Better Terms

    Let's talk about the real costs of CDFI work to cultivate investable deals

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  • $16.5 million Initiative for BIPOC Arts & Culture Organizations Launched in Chicago

    Chicago’s diverse arts & culture community invited to submit letter of interest by Jan. 22


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"How My School Fights a Virus"

IFF published this free children’s book — created by our own Rick Raleigh, who works on our Detroit real estate team — as a tool to help normalize COVID safety precautions for children. Written from a child’s perspective, this colorful book weaves together CDC guidelines, the authentic experience of an actual childcare provider, and distinct Detroit cultural markers to help children, families, and child care providers remain safe in learning spaces while continuing to fight for their lives and livelihoods.

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