• Chicago arts groups receive financial training

    MacArthur program includes intensive 4-month financial training and access to operating lines of credit

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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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We strengthen nonprofits and their communities

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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