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The Monroe Foundation is a publicly supported not-for-profit community and enterprise development intermediary. We seekĀ to educate, link and fund community development projects within low-income communities in that State of Illinois.

The foundation supports small business start-ups and financing through lending partnerships with Marquette Bank, and US Bank. Our current supporters are Bank of America, Citibank, Marquette Bank, PNC Bank, US Bank, Field Foundation of Illinois, and Woods Fund of Chicago.

We also provideĀ small business development seminars through the small business development “Boot Camp” Program, funded by a grant from Citibank.



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Identity Theft Hit an All Time High in 2016

Identity Theft Hit an All Time High in 2016

Identity Theft Hit an All-Time High in 2016 An estimated 15.4 million consumers were hit with some kind of ID theft last year, according to Javelin Strategy & Research, up from 13.1 million the year before. Don’t be the next victim! Protect yourself with these tips. Continue Reading