For the Media

Media Inquiries

Members of the press should contact IFF’s Vice President of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs:

Jose Cerda III
312 596 5124
jcerda@iff.org

 

CEO Biography and Headshot

IFF CEO Joe Neri’s biography and headshot are available for download.

 

2017 Press Releases

JPMorgan Chase Deploys First $10 Million of Chicago Investment
JPMorgan Chase, 11/22/2017

JPMorgan Chase Invests Over $2 Million to Strengthen Small Businesses and Bring Essential Services to Underserved Chicago Neighborhoods
JPMorgan Chase, 11/2/2017

Mayor Emanuel announces City investment in East Garfield Park food business incubator
Office of the Mayor, City of Chicago, 10/11/2017

Rush to make $6 million in impact investments
Rush University Medical Center, 9/21/2017

New Study Shows Most Illinois Public Schools Not Making the Grade, Lack Resources
IFF, 9/14/2017

Kansas Health Foundation dedicates more than $4 million to healthy food access
Kansas Health Foundation Press Release, 8/25/2017

CDFIs Band Together to Help Veterans Open Grocery Stores Across Six States
Joint Press Release from IFF, Reinvestment Fund, and Enterprise Community Partners, 8/22/2017

IFF Announced in First Round of Benefit Chicago Impact Investments
Benefit Chicago Press Release, 5/16/2017

L-Evated Chicago awarded $1M to promote equitable investments
Chicago Community Trust Press Release, 2/15/2017

 

2016 Press Releases

Midwest Lender IFF Awarded $80 Million in Federal New Markets Tax Credits
IFF Press Release, 12/6/2016

Private Capital Raised Through IFF’s Investor Consortium Exceeds $240 Million
IFF Press Release, 11/30/2016

Community Leaders Break Ground on Urban Sprouts Child Development Center
IFF Press Release, 11/29/2016

IFF Awarded $3 Million From Healthy Food Financing Initiative
IFF Press Release, 9/28/2016

Nonprofit Lender IFF Receives $2.8 Million From U.S. Capital Magnet Fund
IFF Press Release, 9/23/2016

IFF Closes on 15th Investor Consortium Note Sale
IFF Press Release, 9/20/2016

Join Guest House of Milwaukee to Celebrate Completion of its $2.6M Renovation and Expansion Project
Guest House of Milwaukee Press Release, 9/13/2016

Mayor Emanuel and Alderman Dowell Launch Construction on XS Tennis World-Class Facility in Washington Park Community
City of Chicago Press Release, 8/25/2016

Mayor Emanuel, City Officials, Community Members Celebrate Opening of New Arts and Recreation Center in Ellis Park
City of Chicago Press Release, 7/9/2016

U.S. Department of Education Awards Grants to Help Public Charter Schools Obtain Facilities
Office of Innovation & Improvement Press Release, 7/5/2016

IFF Releases New Data and Tools to Improve Indianapolis Education Landscape
IFF Press Release, 6/21/2016

IFF Reaches $100 Million Milestone in Wisconsin
IFF Press Release, 6/14/2016

WHEDA and IFF agree to co-lend on affordable housing projects
WHEDA Press Release, 6/8/2016

Illinois Housing Development Authority Awards Federal Tax Credits to Finance Affordable Housing Statewide Including IFF’s Home First
Illinois Housing Development Authority Press Release, 4/19/2016

IFF’s Investor Consortium Surpasses $200 Million in Capital Raised
IFF Press Release, 4/19/2016

Home First’s Access Peoria Development Celebrates Grand Opening
Access Peoria Partners Press Release, 3/10/2016

Child Care Leader Joins IFF’s Detroit Office to Manage Early Education Services Work Throughout Michigan
IFF Press Release, 3/2/2016

IFF Opens New Ohio Office in Columbus with Tara Campbell as Director of Lending
IFF Press Release, 2/16/2016

New markets tax credits finance construction of nation’s most comprehensive family peace center
Sojourner Family Peace Center Press Release, 2/4/2016

IFF Study Finds Most Detroit Children Lack Access to Early Childhood Care
IFF Press Release, 1/7/2016

IFF Study Finds One-third of Children in Macomb, Oakland and Out Wayne Counties Lack Access to Early Childhood Care
IFF Press Release, 1/7/2016

Kresge Foundation introduces $20 million initiative to improve early childhood outcomes
The Kresge Foundation Press Release, 1/7/2016

Kresge kicks off $20-million early childhood initiative
Detroit Free Press, 1/6/2016

Global Finance Executive Joins Midwest Lender IFF’s Management
IFF Press Release, 1/6/2016