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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 10, 2024
Chicago Defender: Pullman and Roseland Communities Celebrate Latest Milestone in their Revitalization
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May 09, 2024
KSHB-TV: Transforming Empty KCPS DeLano School Into Teen Homeless Shelter
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May 07, 2024
IFF’s 2023 Annual Report: A Historic Investment in Local Changemakers
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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 10, 2024
Male Mogul Initiative Celebrates Grand Opening of Small Business Incubator on Chicago’s South Side
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March 01, 2024
February 2024 Loan Round-up
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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 13, 2024
Ohio Nonprofit Completes Facility Expansion to Create the World’s Largest Ronald McDonald House
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February 02, 2024
FHFA’s Home Loan Bank Report is a Policy Unicorn. Don’t Let It Escape.
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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 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 19, 2023
Evanston RoundTable: The Aux Launches First Phase of Construction
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November 01, 2023
October 2023 Loan Round-up
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October 25, 2023
NXG Youth Motorsports Gets to the Starting Line for a Permanent Headquarters
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October 16, 2023
Shelterforce: Let’s Act Now to Stop Racism in Real Estate Appraisals
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September 29, 2023
NBC Nightly News: Iowa Neighborhood’s First New Grocery Store in 50 years Bringing ‘Real Hope’ to Community
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September 25, 2023
A New Community Hub Helps Cleveland’s Clark-Fulton Neighborhood Pivot Toward a Fresh Start
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September 25, 2023
Going “All In” on Waterloo’s East Side with the Iowa Community’s First Grocery Store in 54 Years
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September 22, 2023
Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier: All-in-Grocers Store to Celebrate Grand Opening in Waterloo Oct. 3
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September 01, 2023
August 2023 Loan Round-up
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August 21, 2023
“Game Changing” Urban Farm Expands Kheprw Institute’s Capacity to Build Community Wealth
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August 04, 2023
Indianapolis Business Journal: Momentum builds to turn dormant far-east-side high school into services hub
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August 01, 2023
July 2023 Loan Round-up
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July 19, 2023
A Historic Cornerstone of Columbus’ Black Community to “Rise from the Ashes” with $3.4 Million Revitalization
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July 01, 2023
June 2023 Loan Round-up
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