IFF, a community development financial institution (CDFI) formerly known as Illinois Facilities Fund, started 26 years ago as a $2.7 million loan fund that provided financing for the renovation, expansion, and new construction of facilities for nonprofit organizations serving low-income and special needs populations. Today, IFF is a $305 million organization that offers an array of financial, real estate consulting and development, and research and policy services to nonprofit organizations, government entities, and other clients throughout the Midwest.

via Confronting Suburban Poverty | IFF: Building Capacity through Scale and Integration.