• Op-ed: Invest in human potential through the CDFI Fund

    Urban Sprouts CEO Ellicia Qualls, an IFF borrower, talks about the importance of investment in St. Louis

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  • Raising Quality, Promoting Equity

    IFF’s major new K-12 education study recommends holistic approach to school improvement in Illinois

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  • Dear Congress: Invest in Communities

    CDFI leaders from IFF, Capital Impact Partners, Low-Income Investment Fund and Reinvestment Fund pen op-ed in The Hill

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  • Kansas Healthy Food Initiative

    IFF and Kansas Health Foundation team up to tackle rural food access

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  • Special Report: Early Education Matters

    Model D Media's 6-part series and special report on facility quality

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Learn about IFF’s activities in 2016, including our financial performance and stability, our work in Chicago and Detroit, and our partnerships with foundations and other community development financial institutions. This video was first released at IFF’s annual investors meeting May 3, 2017. More videos and annual reports are available here.

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