• Community Vision Receives a $60 Million New Markets Tax Credit Allocation Benefiting Low-income CommunitiesBy: Luba Yusim | February 15, 2018
    Category: Community Vision Updates Press Releases
    Community Vision is pleased to announce that we have been awarded $60 million in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. Community Vision is one of more than 70 organizations across the United States to receive a total of $3.5 billion in tax credits, which are… Read More
  • San Francisco Nonprofits Secure Long-Term Leases With One Million in FundsBy: admin | December 17, 2016
    Category: Press Releases San Francisco Social Services
    31 social & arts organizations to receive awards from the City San Francisco, CA —The Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD), the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development, and the San Francisco Arts Commission with key partners today announced grants of over $1 million to support 31 social service, child care and arts… Read More
  • Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Announces Major $1.7M Philanthropic Investment to Help Create Safe & Affordable Space for Oakland’s Arts CommunityBy: admin | December 6, 2016
    Category: Arts Oakland Press Releases
    Cross-posted from Oakland's Office of the Mayor A group of public and private partners team up to create long-term, sustainable solutions to creating affordable, safe spaces for artists and arts organizations. Oakland, CA – Today, Mayor Libby Schaaf announced $1.7 million in philanthropic funds to support sustainable, long-term solutions to creating affordable, safe spaces for… Read More
  • CDFI Fund Awards Community Vision Receives $5 M in Grants Through CDFI Financial Assistance and Healthy Food FinancingBy: admin | September 29, 2016
    Category: Community Vision Updates Healthy Foods Press Releases
    San Francisco — The Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund of the U.S. Treasury announced awardees of its 2016 CDFI Fund Financial Assistance (FA) and Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) Awards. The Community Vision (Community Vision) received a $2 million FA award and a $3 million HFFI award. Community Vision will use the FA award to… Read More
  • Community Vision announces PRO Oakland, a partnership mitigating small business and nonprofit disruption during Bus Rapid Transit construction in East OaklandBy: admin | April 18, 2016
    Category: Community Vision Updates Consulting Oakland Press Releases
    Mayor Libby Schaaf to make formal announcement at Community Vision Annual Spring Event. For more information, visit www.ncclf.org/celebratingcommunity.  Oakland, CA, April 18, 2016—The Community Vision (Community Vision) announces PRO Oakland, a new partnership with Main Street Launch (Main Street – formerly OBDC, Small Business Finance) that supports nonprofits and small businesses impacted by AC Transit’s… Read More
  • Nonprofit Displacement Mitigation Program San Francisco Announces $1.2 million in Grant Awards As Part of the City’s Nonprofit Sustainability InitiativeBy: admin | December 30, 2015
    Category: Arts Press Releases San Francisco Social Services
    Twenty nonprofits are awarded funds to maintain and enhance unparalleled services for San Francisco residents. San Francisco, December 30, 2015 —Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development, the Arts Commission, and the Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) with key partners today announced grants of $1.2 million that will help 20 social service and arts… Read More
  • Community Vision Receives Top Independent Rating from AerisBy: admin | July 24, 2015
    Category: Community Vision Updates Impact Investing Press Releases
    San Francisco — Community Vision (Community Vision) announced today that it has received a rating of AAA+1 from Aeris, the information service for community investors. Aeris (formerly known as CARS®) provides comprehensive, third-party assessments of community development financial institution (CDFI) loan fund financial strength and performance, and impact. “We are very pleased to receive the… Read More
  • Community Vision receives $45 million in New Market Tax Credits benefiting low-income California communitiesBy: admin | July 16, 2015
    Category: Community Vision Updates New Markets Tax Credits Press Releases
    San Francisco — The Community Vision (Community Vision), a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) headquartered in San Francisco, has been awarded $45 million in New Market Tax Credits (NMTC) from the U.S. Department of Treasury’s CDFI Fund. Community Vision is one of 76 organizations across the United States to receive a total of $3.5 billion in… Read More
  • Community Vision Joins San Francisco Small Sites Program to Stabilize Access to Affordable HousingBy: Luba Yusim | December 19, 2014
    Category: Affordable Housing Community Vision Updates Lending Press Releases San Francisco
      San Francisco (December 19, 2014) – The Community Vision (Community Vision), a community development lender headquartered in San Francisco, is pleased to support the City of San Francisco’s new Small Sites Program (SSP), a loan program designed to stabilize affordable housing for low to moderate income residents throughout San Francisco that are susceptible to losing their homes… Read More
  • Community Vision Commits to OFN’s Youth Opportunity PledgeBy: Luba Yusim | March 8, 2014
    Category: Community Vision Updates Oakland Press Releases San Francisco Social Services Youth
    Community Vision is pleased to announce its commitment to the Opportunity Finance Network’s (OFN) “Youth Opportunity Pledge,” a $1 billion CDFI industry commitment in new financing to benefit young people of color across the U.S. Inspired by President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative, this financing will support early care through high school education, healthy foods… Read More