• Learning Spaces: Three Stories of Growth

    Partnering to create safe and inspiring learning environments

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  • Boldness. Resilience. Community.

    Stronger Nonprofits Initiative launches its 2nd year of programs

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  • IFF launches new strategic vision

    2018-2022 plan focuses on systems change and community transformation

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  • A System for All Children: ECE in Grand Rapids

    IFF's new study finds only 30% of the need for subsidized and Head Start care is being met in Grand Rapids

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  • Breaking Ground: The Hatchery Chicago

    New food business incubator coming to East Garfield Park

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  • Kansas Healthy Food Initiative

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

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IFF's Learning Spaces: Three Stories of Growth

Safe and inspiring learning environments lay the foundation for positive early childhood experiences. That’s why IFF is working with high-quality early childhood providers to transform their spaces. IFF’s Learning Spaces program provides grants and technical assistance to upgrade early learning facilities in the Detroit area. The improvements are leading to increased capacity so that more Detroit families can access quality care. This video highlights stories from three providers who went through the program.

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