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Forward Thinking
FCI's Quarterly Newsletter
Spring Edition
Now Available!

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FCI Participates in Invest in Wisconsin's Fifth Annual CDFI Day at the Capitol on Monday, April 11.

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Forward Community Investments (FCI) provided $4.5 million dollars in New Market Tax Credit loans to the Children’s Museum of Eau Claire (CMEC) to construct a multi-use community facility that will house a state-of-the-art children’s museum and additional space to provide quality early education opportunities for low-income youth in the Eau Claire area.

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United Methodist Children’s Services (UMCS) strives to make significant differences in the lives of children and families in Milwaukee’s Washington Park Neighborhood. 

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Forward Thinking
FCI's Quarterly Newsletter
Winter Edition
Now Available!

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FCI earns a $500,000 grant from the Otto Bremer Trust with the purpose of re-granting those funds to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations addressing issues of health equity. 

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FCI Welcomes
Fausto E. Rivera as
Community Lender!! 
“FCI has a long legacy of doing catalytic work across the state and I am honored to be a part of such a great organization,” Fausto explains. 

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Forward Community Investments awarded a $590,000 Financial Assistance award from the U.S. Department of Treasury’s CDFI Fund Program

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Emerging Developer Loan Program Participant, One 5 Olive, sets the standard for up-and-coming, socially-minded real estate developers in Milwaukee and Wisconsin

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Forward Thinking
FCI's Quarterly Newsletter
Fall Edition
Now Available!

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FCI Names Fern Orie 2021 Nan Cheney March For Justice Awardee!

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Forward Community Investments (FCI), Presents: Building Nonprofit Capacity and Sustainability: A Financial Management Workshop instructed by FCI's Community Advisor, Margaret Henningsen - Wednesday, November 17th at 9a.
FREE

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FCI Names Awardees for Nonprofit Capacity Building Grants for Round 2 2021

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FCI Teams Up with Safe & Sound to Purchase Headquarters on Milwaukee’s Northwest Side

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Forward Community Investments (FCI), a leading investor, connector, and advisor helping to build a more equitable and inclusive Wisconsin, today announced it has appointed Ryan Zerwer as its new President & CEO. His expertise in real estate, entrepreneurship, finance, and operations will bolster FCI’s work to invest in Wisconsin communities. 

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Forward Community Investments
Forward Thinking
Quarterly Newsletter
Summer 2021

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Forward Community Investments Makes Nonprofit’s Vision A Reality! FCI & The Hmong American Women’s Association (HAWA) collaborate to invest in safety and leadership for Southeast Asian Women, Girls, Queer, and Trans people in Milwaukee.

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Forward Community Investments (FCI) to utilize CDFI Fund’s Rapid Response Program Funds by investing in their Emerging Developer Loan Program 

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Forward Community Investments (FCI) is excited to announce an award of $40 million in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) from the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) under the CY 2020 round of allocation. 

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Check out our new Prospectus!

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FCI Webinar
Nonprofit Advocacy 102
Preparing your Policy Vision and Legislative Agenda with Carousel Bayrd of Community Justice, Inc.

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FCI Webinar
Nonprofit Advocacy 101

with Melissa Scholz of 
Scholz Nonprofit Law

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FCI & the Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers Collaborate To Provide Much Needed Mental Health Support in Milwaukee 

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The Milwaukee Youth Arts Center and FCI Partner to expand youth access to the arts through our New Markets Tax Credits Program

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