We are an institution that is deeply committed to sharing the lessons that result from our work with grantees and partners through storytelling, research and convenings.
Our programs seek to expand opportunity for low-income people so they can gain the tools and supports needed to lead self-determined lives and join the economic mainstream.
We deploy an array of grantmaking and social investing tools – usually in partnership with nonprofit, public, private and philanthropic organizations – to address society’s most intractable problems.
We are a private, national foundation that works to expand opportunities in America’s cities through grantmaking and social investing in arts and culture, education, environment, health, human services and community development in Detroit.
A database of investments made since 2008, updated quarterly.
Fresh Coast Capital (FCC) is a mission-driven project developer that helps cities develop and finance community-focused green storm water infrastructure with intentional community engagement.
CAEL provides colleges, universities, businesses, labor organizations and state and local governments with tools and strategies to improve learning opportunities for working adults.
This loan allows IFF to provide capital to high-quality early childhood centers in Southeast Michigan and other community facilities. Sixty percent of the funds are to be spent in Detroit.
IFF is a regional community development financial institution that provides loans and real estate consulting to nonprofits serving low-income communities in the Midwest.
The national economic-empowerment program provides financial education and affordable loans to low-wage earners, enabling them to purchase used cars for transportation to jobs, school and other act
The nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief organization utilizes a vast network of food banks and charitable agencies to collect and distribute 2 billion pounds of food to more than 25 million Ame
In 2009, we made program-related investments to 14 human services organizations that were providing food, shelter and other emergency services during the economic crisis.
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