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

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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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November 01, 2023
October 2023 Loan Round-up
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September 01, 2023
August 2023 Loan Round-up
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June 07, 2023
Stronger Nonprofits Initiative: Five Years of Investment and Impact
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February 01, 2023
January 2023 Loan Round-up
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January 19, 2023
IFF’s Continuum in Practice: Going Deep in Place in Chicago’s North Lawndale Neighborhood
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December 01, 2022
November 2022 Loan Round-up
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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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An architect's rendering of the interior of the AMPED Innovation Center
September 23, 2022
$6 Million Rehab of Historic Facility Drives Change in Louisville’s West End
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A networking event for entrepreneurs in the Mox.E coworking space at Entrenuity's headquarters in Chicago's South Loop neighborhood
July 19, 2022
Virtual Tour: Historic Building in the “Cradle of Rhythm and Blues” Reborn as an Incubator for BIPOC and Women Entrepreneurs
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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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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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Consuelo Poland, Founder of Latinas Welding Guild
June 21, 2022
‘It’s Been a Really Great Year of Growth’: A Conversation with Stronger Nonprofits Initiative Participant Consuelo Lockhart, Founder of the Latinas Welding Guild
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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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Ceremonial groundbreaking taking place at PODER's future headquarters in the Gage Park neighborhood on Chicago's Southwest Side
February 16, 2022
Built from Within: PODER Begins Construction of Chicago’s First Immigrant Integration and Job Center
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January 18, 2022
Photo Tour: North Lawndale Employment Network’s First Permanent Campus
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RecycleForce Groundbreaking
December 14, 2021
Indianapolis Social Enterprise Begins Construction of $13 Million Workforce Development Complex for Returning Citizens
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December 01, 2021
November 2021 Loan Round-up
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A multi-purpose room at the Chatham Workforce Education & Workforce Center
November 16, 2021
Understanding that we are a collective: How vision became reality for the Chatham Education & Workforce Center
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October 31, 2021
October 2021 Loan Round-up
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RecycleForce Groundbreaking
October 01, 2021
September 2021 Loan Round-up
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