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FORMS LIBRARY
Managing a funeral home and servicing families is a complicated job for any funeral director. Our Forms Library is filled with many documents important in the daily life of a funeral director.  You will find forms on autopsy, casket, cemetery, cremation, disposition, donation, embalming, financial, government, legal, religious and many more.  The Forms Library is a valuable MEMBER's ONLY resource available 24/7.

CAREER CENTER
Opportunities for funeral professionals begin here! 

Embark upon your professional journey now.
Whether you are a recent graduate or an experienced funeral professional seeking a change, IFDA's Career Center will help you find your next perfect fit. Upload your resume, search for opportunities, or apply for a position.

Grow your business and your team.
Your business is growing, and you're looking to expand your staff or maybe retirements are in your future. Find the qualified candidate you are looking for today. Post your open position -IFDA members can save up to 50%.


WEBSITE
Membership provides access to the most current information on the funeral profession in Illinois.  The IFDA website is your top resource for "HOT NEWS", Legislative and Regulatory Announcements, Illinois Laws related to funeral service, continuing education calendar, member programs and services, instant updates, FORMS LIBRARY and a whole lot more!  All available 24/7/365!  www.ifda.org


ADVOCACY
Laws and regulations can have a major impact on how funeral directors conduct their daily business lives.  Support from our members allows the association to establish a political committee (PAC) to support legislative efforts in our industry.  Each year, IFDA members gather in Springfield to meet with government officials and advocate for the funeral profession.

IFDA maintains an active presence in Springfield and Washington D.C. with resources that include full-time staff and lobbyists.  With new laws being introduced on an almost daily basis, IFDA has made it our responsibility to track these new laws and evaluate their impact on funeral service.  With the assistance of lobbyists, IFDA hopes to best meet the needs of members now and in the future.

In addition to our strong lobbying efforts, the association also maintains a robust working relationship with the state's regulating body - IDFPR.  The IFDA Board and staff actively participate in legislative and regulatory meetings and serve as a voice for the industry on policy and regulatory initiatives.


Ethical Practice Mediation
IFDA handles ethical practice complaints submitted by consumers and funeral directors alike through our Ethical Practice System.  Through this system submissions made concerning a member are handled internally by our funeral colleagues; nonmember complainants are directed to the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

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