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January 01, 2024
December 2023 Loan Round-up
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September 25, 2023
Kansas City Community Health Center Establishes First-of-its-kind Health and Wellness Center for Older Adults
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September 12, 2023
Kansas City Business Journal: ULI Kansas City Selects 23 Professionals to Newest Real Estate Diversity Initiative Cohort
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September 01, 2023
August 2023 Loan Round-up
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July 19, 2023
New High School Campus Solidifies KIPP KC’s Kindergarten-to-College Continuum for Quality Education
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July 01, 2023
June 2023 Loan Round-up
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June 21, 2023
NBC Kansas City: Going 360: Kansas City-area early childhood education system ‘in crisis’
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June 07, 2023
Stronger Nonprofits Initiative: Five Years of Investment and Impact
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June 01, 2023
May 2023 Loan Round-up
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May 29, 2023
KSAL.com: Funding for Kansas Healthy Food
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May 25, 2023
NBC Kansas City: New study delves into ’crisis’ within Kansas City’s early-childhood education system
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May 24, 2023
Fox 4 Kansas City: Study finds inequities in Kansas City early education
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May 05, 2023
IFF’s 2022 Annual Report: Together We Build a Stronger Midwest
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May 01, 2023
April 2023 Loan Round-up
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April 24, 2023
Photo Tour: A Nonprofit Social Innovation Hub Bridging St. Louis’ Delmar Divide
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April 24, 2023
A Rural Kansas Community Bands Together to Open a Locally Owned, Full-Service Grocery Store
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April 01, 2023
March 2023 Loan Round-up
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March 01, 2023
February 2023 Loan Round-up
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January 12, 2023
Press Release: Executive Director for IFF’s Southern Region, Stephen Westbrooks, among the recipients of the 2023 St. Louis Titan 100
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January 01, 2023
December 2022 Loan Round-up
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December 21, 2022
St. Louis Business Journal: Construction starts on Green Street’s new $81M apartment complex in Forest Park Southeast
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November 23, 2022
Photo Tour: IFF Loan “Opens the Door” for St. Louis Nonprofit to Create a State-of-the-Art Launch Pad for Careers in Tech
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Interior of Places for People's headquarters
August 23, 2022
St. Louis Nonprofit’s Capacity Expands in New Headquarters Amid an “Exponential Increase” in Demand for Behavioral Health Services
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An architect's rendering of the Lillian Marcie Center
July 01, 2022
June 2022 Loan Round-up
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June 21, 2022
Meeting the Moment: 3 Nonprofit Leaders Reflect on Serving More, Serving More Effectively, and Serving More Equitably
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May 16, 2022
Press Release: Stronger Nonprofits Initiative Launches in Kansas City, MO, Addressing Barriers Leaders of Color Face in Accessing Resources
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April 19, 2022
Photo Tour: A Repurposed School Begins Its Second Act as a Building Block for Revitalization in North St. Louis
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Paintings in Sophie's Artist Lounge at the Kranzberg Arts Foundation's 3333 facility in St. Louis' Grand Center neighborhood
March 15, 2022
Kranzberg Arts Foundation’s New 3333 Facility Provides a “Creative Sandbox” for St. Louis’ Arts Community
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Grand Avenue Market sign in Plains, Kansas
December 14, 2021
Grand Avenue Market: A 20-Year Quest to Re-establish a Local Grocery Store in Rural Kansas
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Sign outside Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City's Youth Learning Lab
November 16, 2021
Financial Literacy and Career Readiness Come to Life in Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City’s New Facility
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