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May 13, 2024
JPMorgan Chase: Quality Child Care Anchors Detroit Community
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May 09, 2024
Michigan Chronicle: Michigan’s $59 Million Investment Paid for Expansions, Upgrades, and Renovations at 1,100 Childcare Facilities
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May 08, 2024
Michigan Department of Lifelong Learning, Achievement, and Potential Press Release: MiLEAP Announces $59 Million Investment to Expand and Improve 1,100+ Child Care Facilities Across Michigan
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May 07, 2024
IFF’s 2023 Annual Report: A Historic Investment in Local Changemakers
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May 03, 2024
Traverse City Record-Eagle: Goodwill, City Team Up On Housing Plan for Chronically Homeless
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May 02, 2024
W.K. Kellogg Foundation: IFF Research Study Highlights Uneven Access to Affordable Child Care in Kent County, Michigan
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May 01, 2024
WOOD-TV: Hispanic Center Expanding with Purchase of Former Church
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April 30, 2024
Crain’s Grand Rapids Business: Hispanic Center of Western Michigan Buys Former Church for Expansion Plan
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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 25, 2024
Southwest Michigan’s Second Wave: Battle Creek’s Early Childhood Education Poised to Flourish — And Save a Church at the Same Time
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April 23, 2024
Second Wave Michigan: CDFI Funding Helps Corktown Health Expand Services for Detroit Area’s LGBTQ Residents
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April 10, 2024
Traverse City Record-Eagle: Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation Invests $1 Million in Housing Projects via IFF
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March 28, 2024
Second Wave Michigan: Schools Work Together to Address Teacher Housing Shortage
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March 28, 2024
Crain’s Grand Rapids Business: Grand Rapids OKs City’s First Housing Brownfield Incentives Under New State Law
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March 08, 2024
The Oakland Press: Troy Chamber of Commerce Presents Business Excellence Awards
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March 07, 2024
WGHN-AM: Rep. Scholten Secures $11.5M for Community Projects Across West Michigan
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February 21, 2024
Crain’s Grand Rapids Business: Kent County Must Continue Early Childhood Funding
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February 20, 2024
Second Wave Michigan: What’s Next for Housing in Kent and Ottawa Counties
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February 20, 2024
The Kresge Foundation: How IFF Navigated Layering Partners, Capital to Build a New Early Childhood Center
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February 14, 2024
Rapid Growth Media: How Ryan Kilpatrick and Housing Next Are Changing the Paradigm About Affordable Housing
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February 06, 2024
Crain’s Grand Rapids Business: Leader of New Kent County Housing Nonprofit Offers Case Study on Challenges for Renters
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January 24, 2024
Crain’s Grand Rapids Business: Developer Plans 202 Apartments in Second Holland-Area Project
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January 08, 2024
Crain’s Detroit Business: New Michigan Development Pushes Eco-Housing to the Limit
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January 01, 2024
December 2023 Loan Round-up
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December 19, 2023
Second Wave Michigan: Report Highlights Need for More Equitable Early Childhood Care and Education
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November 04, 2023
Petoskey News-Review: Lofts at Lumber Square Breaks Ground in Petoskey
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November 03, 2023
WGVU’s The Shelley Irwin Show: How Uneven Access to Affordable Child Care Divides Kent County
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November 02, 2023
Fox 17 West Michigan: School Safety and Housing Among Topics of Focus During Kent County’s State of the County Address
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October 25, 2023
Michigan Initiative Helping to Build More Quality, Inspiring Child Care Spaces
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October 16, 2023
Commentary: Hope Starts Here Marks Progress in Detroit, Kellogg and Kresge recommit their support
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