• WCRC Women’s Cancer Resource Center moving to new, expanded space September 20, 2017 Founded more than thirty years ago, East Bay-based Women’s Cancer Resource Center (WCRC), began as a peer-to-peer organization offering support groups for women with cancer. Since then, the organization has broadened and diversified its programming to include a wider variety of services supporting people fighting cancer, especially low-income women. Serving more than 5,000 clients annually,… Read More
  • Blog: Updates from Capitol Hill June 5, 2017 Last month I represented Community Vision in Washington, DC, joining Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) colleagues from across the country to meet with legislators and their staff and advocate for continued federal funding for programs that CDFIs leverage to benefit low-income communities. As you might guess, May 2017 was an interesting time to be on… Read More
  • City announces $2.7 million in Nonprofit Sustainability Initiative grant awards for space acquisition and long-term leases May 30, 2017 Mayor Edwin M. Lee, the Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD), Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development, the San Francisco Arts Commission, and the Community Vision with key partners today announced $2.7 million in grant awards to 13 neighborhood-serving nonprofit facilities. Read More
  • Historic Old Armenian Town returns to Fresno with support from Fresno State University students March 30, 2017 Through the 6th Annual Community Facilities Challenge, Community Vision has partnered with Fresno State University (FSU), and The Armenian Museum of Fresno (AMF) on a project to repurpose five homes from Fresno’s Historic Old Armenian Town.  AMF hopes to repurpose these homes to be developed into the Cultural Five-Home Town. This revitalization celebrates the Armenian community’s… Read More
  • 2017 Fresno Community Facilities Challenge 2017 Fresno Community Facilities Challenge Awards Ceremony March 27, 2017 This unique event brings together student teams from Fresno State University’s Lyles College of Engineering, Craig School of Business, and the Department of Art and Design to tackle real-world nonprofit facility challenges in their own community. This year, we have partnered with The Armenian Museum of Fresno (AMF) on a project to repurpose five homes… Read More
  • Loan Announcement – Axis Community Health July 22, 2015 Axis Community Health, Inc., provides accessible and compassionate healthcare services to low-income and working- poor residents in the Tri-Valley area of Eastern Alameda County. Community Vision has provided a $1,997,500 loan to finance the acquisition of a +24,000 sq. ft. community facility in Pleasanton. The Project will double Axis’ capacity to serve its low-income client base, integrate its primary… Read More
  • Loan Announcement: Asian American Recovery Services, Inc. July 22, 2015 Asian American Recovery Services, Inc., (AARS) improves the lives of 20,000 youth and adults annually by offering nationally-recognized substance-abuse prevention, outreach, intervention, and treatment services to three Bay Area counties. Community Vision has provided a $1,100,000 loan to refinance the acquisition of their +4,770 sq. ft. community facility in South San Francisco. By taking advantage of Community Vision’s zero… Read More
  • Community Vision Spotlight: St. Anthony’s San Francisco April 8, 2015 Read More
  • $18 Million in CDFI Tax Credits Becoming Available Through COIN Program February 6, 2014 The California State Department of Insurance has announced a new round of Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) tax credits becoming available this spring from the California Organized Investment Network (COIN) program. $18 million will become available in the 2014 calendar year.  COIN, a division within the California State Department of Insurance, makes these tax credits… Read More