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February 01, 2024
January 2024 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 01, 2023
October 2023 Loan Round-up
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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
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 13, 2023
Chicago Sun-Times: Common Pantry Opens First Stand-Alone Location in its 56-Year History of Helping the Hungry
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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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June 01, 2023
May 2023 Loan Round-up
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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 22, 2023
A $30 Million Mixed-Use Development Provides a Fresh Start for Kenosha’s Uptown Neighborhood
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At the Paramount Cottage Home school, a photo of the 10-year celebration of IFF's work in Indiana
March 22, 2023
Celebrating 10 Years of Impact in Indiana and Doubling Down on Statewide Solutions
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March 01, 2023
February 2023 Loan Round-up
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January 01, 2023
December 2022 Loan Round-up
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November 11, 2022
October 2022 Loan Round-up
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August 31, 2022
August 2022 Loan Round-up
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July 08, 2022
Crain’s Chicago Business: Auburn Gresham sets itself up for a revitalization
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Architect's rendering of the Academy for Global Citizenship at the Cultivate Collective hub
June 21, 2022
Chicago’s Academy for Global Citizenship Anchors New State-of-the-Art Learning, Sustainability, and Wellness Hub Catered to Community Needs
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People standing inside a Volunteers of America Michigan thrift store
June 01, 2022
May 2022 Loan Round-up
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Cover of IFF's 2021 Annual Report
May 18, 2022
IFF’s 2021 Annual Report | Meeting the Moment: Change, Equity, Impact
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A group of staff and volunteers from Star Farm Chicago standing in front a van the nonprofit uses to distribute locally grown organic produce in and around Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood
January 31, 2022
January 2022 Loan Round-up
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December 31, 2021
December 2021 Loan Round-up
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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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Headshot of Dr. Nicole Howell-Scott, Founder of the American Association of Single Parents
December 14, 2021
“If you want better, you have to change your narrative”: A Q&A with Dr. Nicole Howell-Scott, Founder and CEO of the American Association of Single Parents
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October 31, 2021
October 2021 Loan Round-up
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Nicole Robinson Greater Chicago Food Depository
October 13, 2021
Transforming the Emergency Food System with an Eye on Equity: A Q&A with Greater Chicago Food Depository’s Nicole Robinson
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RecycleForce Groundbreaking
October 01, 2021
September 2021 Loan Round-up
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