LaunchCode, St. Louis, MO

Meet Darian Luckett

Chicago Children’s Museum Water City exhibit, Chicago IL

IFF champions nonprofits across the Midwest to shape more equitable and vibrant communities through community-centered lending, development, and real estate solutions.

Client Spotlight · Affordable Housing

The Paddocks

In rural Culver, Indiana, an IFF loan helped facilitate the development of 48 affordable two- and three-bedroom apartments designed to expand the local labor force, draw new residents to the community, and increase enrollment in its schools.

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Client Spotlight · Youth Services

Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City

With support from IFF’s real estate team, Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City reimagined a 21,819-square-foot facility to create a purpose-built space designed to bring financial decision making, an entrepreneurial mindset, and career readiness to life for children.

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Client Spotlight · Schools

Academy for Global Citizenship

A New Market Tax Credit allocation from IFF helped Chicago’s Academy for Global Citizenship move forward with the development of a $53 million, six-acre campus that will include an early childhood education center, Federally Qualified Health Center, production greenhouse, educational wetlands, orchards, and urban farm.

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Client Spotlight · Early Childhood Education

Appleseed Childhood Education

A $350,000 IFF loan and extensive real estate support enabled Appleseed Childhood Education to open a new early childhood education (ECE) center on the campus of a local hospital, creating the only licensed ECE option in the rural Indiana community where it’s located.

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Client Spotlight · Health Care

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio

Driven by consistently high demand for its services as partner hospitals in Columbus, Ohio, have expanded their capacity, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio is expanding its facility to create the world’s largest Ronald McDonald House – facilitated in part by a New Markets Tax Credit allocation from IFF.

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Client Spotlight · Workforce Development


An IFF loan helped St. Louis nonprofit LaunchCode acquire a headquarters facility that it has since renovated to better support the organization’s mission to help people with little or no experience begin careers in computer science that, on average, double their annual earnings.

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Client Spotlight · Health Care

Corktown Health

With the help of an IFF financial feasibility study, Corktown Health is building on a proven model for providing high-quality, affirming health care to the LGBTQ+ community in metro Detroit by expanding to a second location.

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