The Financing your community needs, when you need it

Learn how the IFA is helping your community access low-interest financing to replace aging water systems through Governor Quinn's Clean Water Initiative.
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From The Executive Director

To stay current with State issues and initiatives and IFA activities, follow Executive Director Christopher B. Meister’s monthly messages to the Board of Directors.
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Small Contractor Bridge Program Announced

April 29, 2013, IFA announced new program to help emerging businesses access working capital to compete for public works projects in Illinois.


Our Chicago Office has Moved!

Our main number (312 651 1300), fax number (312 651 1350) and direct office numbers, along with our web address and domain name (“”), will remain the same.

Fire Truck Revolving Loan Program

The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal and the Illinois Finance Authority are pleased to announce that applications for the Fire Truck Revolving Loan Program are now being accepted. Applications must be postmarked no later than December 12, 2014.
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Financing Business and Community Growth

The Illinois Finance Authority (IFA) provides access to low-cost, non-conventional financing along with expert, hands-on support to help businesses, farms, local governments, hospitals and non-profits get capital needed for growth. We invite developers, financiers, and community partners to explore our programs and talk with IFA about supporting economic development and job growth in Illinois.

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