Across the Midwest, IFF provides research services to support data-informed investment and decision-making. IFF’s research team employs a range of rigorous quantitative and qualitative research methods, coupled with IFF’s finance and real estate expertise, extensive experience across sectors, and deep commitment to working collaboratively with community stakeholders, to provide actionable insights and recommendations to solve complex community development challenges.
Client Spotlight · Greater Milwaukee Foundation
A data-informed approach to strengthen Milwaukee's ECE ecosystem
Seeking to identify the strategic investments needed to create equitable access to high-quality, affordable early childhood education services throughout Milwaukee, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation engaged IFF’s research team to conduct a needs assessment captured in an interactive report published in 2020.Read Story
Client Spotlight · Detroit Public Schools
An analysis of Detroit's neighborhoods, educational opportunities, and the conditions of public school buildings
In collaboration with Detroit Public Schools Community District and other local stakeholders, IFF’s research team completed a place-based supply-and-demand needs assessment that laid the groundwork for cross-sector, citywide collaboration to boost access to performing public schools in the Motor City.Read Story