Lakeview Pantry operated for 22 years from a 970-square-foot boiler room in the basement of the Jane Adams Center. Within these modest confines, the organization grew into one of the busiest food pantries in Chicago.
IFF and JPMorgan Chase worked to create a partnership in the Midwest that would expand CDFIs and nonprofits accessibility to capital and further growth within communities.
OFN Members are always busy. From traveling across the globe, to working directly in communities, to speaking with members of Congress these daily actions and strategic efforts are well-documented in Member blogs. We are sharing a few snippets of what your peers have been up to!
This week, design concepts for a placemaking effort in Philadelphia were unveiled, with the support of Philadelphia LISC and local city partners; a former hotel will become an affordable housing residence in Chicago; New Jersey Community Capital is the winning bidder on Fannie Mae’s third Communi