Catch up on IFF news, read stories about community development projects across the Midwest, and gain insight from our team.

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June 28, 2021
2020 Annual Report
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June 14, 2021
$2.5 Million in IFF Loans Strengthen CDFI Industry and Support Small Businesses in the Midwest
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May 31, 2021
May 2021 Loan Round-up
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November 19, 2020
Citi Foundation Provides $15 Million in Support to 30 Community Development Financial Institutions Across the U.S.
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October 12, 2020
Partnerships, Equity & the CDFI Way: How 159 Midwest nonprofits received PPP loans through IFF
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Resources
September 15, 2020
10 Steps to Creating a Nonprofit Budget
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September 02, 2020
Learning to Change: Reflections of the CDFI Racial Equity Collaborative on Education
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Thought Leadership
September 01, 2020
Racial Equity in Times of Crisis: Let’s Interrupt History (Part 2)
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July 14, 2020
The Columbus Dispatch: Apartments to rise on ‘Cargominium’ site on East Side
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May 27, 2020
2019 Annual Report
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Thought Leadership
April 15, 2020
Racial Equity in Times of Crisis: Let’s Interrupt History
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Thought Leadership
April 08, 2020
Community Reinvestment Act (CRA): IFF’s Letter to Comptroller Otting and Chairman McWilliams
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Resources
January 02, 2020
10 pieces of advice to help your organization prosper in 2020
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October 10, 2019
People Helping People Podcast with IFF’s Joe Neri and Omar Elhagmusa
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October 09, 2019
IFF clients give advice on how to spread awareness during Domestic Violence Awareness Month
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May 16, 2019
BadCredit.org: IFF Loans Enable Nonprofit Agencies to Purchase Facilities and Deliver Social Services to Low-Income Communities Across the Midwest
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April 11, 2019
IFF’s 2018 Annual Investors Report
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Thought Leadership
March 12, 2019
Exploring the continuum: Why community development projects need so much more than capital
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Thought Leadership
February 26, 2019
IFF CEO Joe Neri testifies at Congressional hearing on CDFI Fund
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Stories
January 18, 2019
Top 10 Pieces of Advice in 2018
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January 09, 2019
Profile: Inna Kinney, Founder and CEO, Economic and Community Development Institute (ECDI)
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November 12, 2018
IFF celebrates 30 years by convening 500+ partners across the Midwest
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September 05, 2018
High school that emphasizes service makes investment in IFF
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September 04, 2018
Profile: Lisa Mensah, President and CEO, Opportunity Finance Network
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May 15, 2018
Chicago Reader: Chicago’s civic and business elite put on epic display of wokeness, roll out racial equity plan
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May 03, 2018
Profile: Jeremy Nowak, Author and Strategist
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April 16, 2018
From IFF CEO Joe Neri: Celebrating 30 Years of Change
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April 04, 2018
Major update of YWCA Dayton centers on trauma-informed care
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January 08, 2018
Nonprofit realizes 20-year vision for halfway house in Stark County, OH
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