• Q&A with Kamau Murray, XS Tennis founder and coach

    Creating opportunities for athletes of color to succeed in the white-dominated sport of tennis

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  • Breaking Ground: The Hatchery Chicago

    New food business incubator coming to East Garfield Park

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  • Op-ed: Local grocery stores provide a lesson in lending

    Honor Capital VP Marcus Scarborough highlights the importance of the CDFI Fund

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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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  • Kansas Healthy Food Initiative

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

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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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