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ICCF’s 50th Birthday Bash

What a party! We had an amazing time at our 50th Birthday Bash to celebrate half a century of ICCF Community Homes. Thanks to all who shared in our celebration, including guests, board members, the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce, generous sponsors, and volunteers. It’s a privilege to honor this incredible milestone. You can find […]

Read Post Jun 20, 2024
Video Stories

50 Years of ICCF’s History Distilled into 7 Powerful Minutes

2024 marks the 50th Anniversary year of ICCF Community Homes. Since our founding in 1974, our methods have become more robust and sophisticated, but our mission remains unchanged: creating equitable opportunity, affordable homes, and thriving neighborhoods. We’re humbled that so many people who were involved with ICCF in the early days are still a part […]

Read Post May 10, 2024
Blueprints

Blueprints Newsletter Spring 2024

As we celebrate ICCF Community Homes’ 50th anniversary, one of the greatest joys has been sharing stories “from the vault.” Sharing stories like Tina’s, featured in this edition of Blueprints, reminds us of God’s faithfulness throughout the decades. Find more encouraging stories below in the interactive PDF, or click here to read individual stories: Letter […]

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Initiatives

From the Forgotten Corner to Tapestry Square

In the 1990s, ICCF, Southeast Community Association (SECA), and other community stakeholders began conversations about the neighborhood radiating out to the southeast from the corner of Division Ave. and Wealthy St. Once a bustling residential community alive with schools, churches, and over 40 businesses, by the late 1990s this area had become known as the […]

Read Post May 05, 2024
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