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May 15, 2024
Creating an Inclusive Space for the Blind and Visually Impaired Community in Northwest Indiana
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May 07, 2024
IFF’s 2023 Annual Report: A Historic Investment in Local Changemakers
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April 28, 2024
10 Years of Impact in Detroit: How Three Nonprofits Have Evolved to Strengthen Communities
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April 24, 2024
How Shermann “Dilla” Thomas is Championing Chicago’s Neighborhoods by Shining a Light on Underappreciated History
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April 19, 2024
Joyful Spaces: New Program Advances Early Childhood Education Facility Quality in St. Louis
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April 10, 2024
Male Mogul Initiative Celebrates Grand Opening of Small Business Incubator on Chicago’s South Side
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March 27, 2024
“This is where you start a straight A student”: Quality Facilities for All Supports Early Childhood Education in Illinois
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March 18, 2024
IFF Client RecycleForce Expands Impact in Newly Built Facility
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March 13, 2024
IFF Co-Hosts Preview Event for 48th Annual Cleveland International Film Festival
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March 07, 2024
Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago’s Affordable Housing Program Helps Wisconsin Nonprofits Address Two Community Needs in One High-Quality Facility in Madison
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March 01, 2024
February 2024 Loan Round-up
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February 28, 2024
IFF’s Home First Honored by Cook County Land Bank Authority as Nonprofit Developer of the Year
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February 22, 2024
The Aux: Leveraging the Power of Connection to Help Black-owned Businesses Thrive
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February 20, 2024
IFF’s Vickie Lakes-Battle Joins City Club of Chicago Panel Discussion About the Role of the Humanities in Community and Economic Development
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February 13, 2024
Ohio Nonprofit Completes Facility Expansion to Create the World’s Largest Ronald McDonald House
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February 06, 2024
Energy Assistance & Solar Savings Initiative Expands in South Bend with IFF’s Support
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February 01, 2024
January 2024 Loan Round-up
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January 31, 2024
IFF Borrower 30th Street Industrial Corridor Completes Rehab of Milwaukee’s Historic Garden Homes
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January 23, 2024
New Residential Treatment Facility Expands Milwaukee Nonprofit’s Capacity to Combat the Opioid Epidemic
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January 23, 2024
Investing in Chicago’s West Side, One Young Person at a Time: Q&A with MAAFA Redemption Project’s Marshall Hatch, Jr.
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January 01, 2024
December 2023 Loan Round-up
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December 19, 2023
Quality Facilities for All (QFA) Initiative Completes First Cohort of ECE Facility Renovations in Chicago
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December 01, 2023
November 2023 Loan Round-up
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November 20, 2023
A $50 Million Healthy Living Campus Aims to Address Historic Inequities in West Dayton
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November 20, 2023
IFF Leverages FHLBank Chicago Membership to Unlock $33.5+ Million in Funding for Affordable Housing in the Midwest
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November 01, 2023
October 2023 Loan Round-up
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October 27, 2023
Stronger Nonprofits Initiative’s Chicago Cohorts Gather for Reunion
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October 25, 2023
NXG Youth Motorsports Gets to the Starting Line for a Permanent Headquarters
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October 25, 2023
HUGE Improv Theater Bounces Back in the Twin Cities
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October 25, 2023
Michigan Initiative Helping to Build More Quality, Inspiring Child Care Spaces
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