IFF partners with nonprofits across the Midwest and enables them
to achieve their missions, support their communities, and increase
their financial stability. IFF is a CDFI (community development
financial institution) that makes nonprofit loans and identifies
real estate solutions that transform under-resourced communities
into thriving communities. What sets IFF apart from other CDFIs is
its Midwestern focus, passion for problem solving, and sector
Since 1988 IFF has made more than $1.3 billion in loans to
nonprofits from every sector. Unlike a traditional lender, IFF goes
a significant step farther and provides its nonprofit borrowers
with the research, resources, and expertise needed to best use
capital and improve their communities.
IFF is guided in its work by a commitment to be an inclusive,
antiracist, and anti-oppressive institution. A shared belief in
equity permeates its business practices, loans, and people.
Visit IFF.org to learn more about how IFF connects community
lending with community development and engagement.
IFF seeks an innovative and strategic fundraising leader to fill
the organization’s top resource development position, Vice
President of Resource Development. The Vice President of Resource
Development plays a pivotal role in the organization’s cultivation
and stewardship of funder relationships, shaping strategy and
leading and supporting outreach efforts to raise grant funds from a
diverse funder base that includes foundations, banks, corporations,
government, and others interested in partnering with IFF. The new
Vice President will be a courageous fundraiser, active listener,
adaptable collaborator, and a committed believer that community
lending, development, and engagement can make transformational
The Resource Development Department is situated within the
Department of External Affairs, which also includes communications
and public policy. The Vice President of Resource Development
reports to the Chief of Staff, is a member of the Senior Leadership
Team, and leads strategy on and coordinates funding opportunities
and relationships across the organization — leading prospect
research, overseeing grant requests, collaborating on grants
management and reporting, and cultivating long-term funder
relationships across the Midwest.
To learn more about the Vice President of Resource
Development position requirements and to apply, visit: https://bit.ly/ApplyIFFResourceDevelopment.